Wednesday, April 23, 2014
ey were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the “Tent of Tomorrow.”
Gladiators, horsemen and women with flowers in their hair brought history alive Monday at Rome's Circus Maximus where thousands gathered to celebrate the Eternal City's 2,767th birthday.
A prequel to the Oscar-winning Chinese martial arts epic “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” will be shot in New Zealand this year, Film Auckland said Tuesday.
Young drummers from a remote indigenous village in eastern Taiwan will open the triennial Taiwan International Percussion Convention in May, bringing their music to an international stage.
Taiwanese artists emerged as the biggest winners at an Italian textile art competition, grabbing the first and third prizes at the biennial contest, Taiwan's Ministry of Culture said Monday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76.
A sand sculpture festival set to kick off May 3 at a beach on the northeastern coast of Taiwan will highlight artists' “aspirations for great journeys beyond time and space,” organizers said yesterday.
Monday, April 21, 2014
This year's Urban Nomad Film Fest will open May 9 in Taipei, featuring a diverse lineup of independent films from Taiwan and abroad.
Around 10,000 excited fans crowded the Taipei Arena on Sunday to attend a concert initiated by four well-known pop divas to show their support for abused women and girls.
The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.