Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A crew for a Taiwanese TV series about French pastry was given access to the famous Le Cordon Bleu cookery school in Paris to shoot some scenes Monday, the first time the school had opened to a Taiwanese TV crew.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (李安) is scheduled to return to his homeland Nov. 7 to attend the Taiwan premiere of his latest film “Life of Pi” (少年Pi的奇幻飄流) with the film's lead actor Suraj Sharma, the film's distributor said yesterday.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
The Tourism Bureau welcomes all residents and visitors to take part in the latest “Taiwan: The Heart of Asia” tourism promotion campaign to appreciate from various angles the unique tourism sites and experiences of the island.
“In Time with You” (我可能不會愛你), a TV drama produced by GTV (八大電視台), was the biggest winner at the 47th Golden Bell Awards (金鐘獎) held in Taipei, winning seven awards altogether.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The American director of an award-winning documentary on outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to be shown in Taiwan next month said Wednesday she hoped the film shows audiences the genuine side of Ai and offers a snapshot of contemporary China.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the world's top orchestras, will hold two concerts in Taiwan early next year, the organizer said.
The Taipei-based Worldwide Ethical Society urged Chinese communities around the world yesterday to adopt the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese calendar, which is celebrated as a day to pay respects to the elderly, as a “Golden Valentine's Day.”
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A Taiwanese artist said Sunday that he is working on a series of projects highlighting global warming issues and the environmental crisis facing Tuvalu, ahead of a U.N. climate summit slated to begin late November in Doha.
Investment in the culture sector is important, and the worse the economy is, the more investment in culture is needed, former French Culture Minister Jack Lang said Monday.
A Taiwanese pianist based in the United States won the top prize at the San Antonio International Piano Competition Saturday and was also honored for best performance of a Baroque work.