Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Lawmakers and people from the film community are mourning the death of Taiwanese actor Ko Chun-hsiung (柯俊雄), who died of cancer at the age of 70 on Sunday.
Electronic music, shouts, stomps, incantations, and dance movements mimicking religious rituals are all part of a production titled "13 Tongues", which will be presented next year by Cloud Gate 2 to tell the story of Taipei's earliest settlement.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) defended members of his administration placing in the lowest rung of an opinion poll of municipal employees yesterday, adding that he was not considering any personnel changes.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Taiwanese musician Hung Chien-chun recently grabbed the top prize at the Bertold Hummel- Wettbewerb flute competition in Germany.
Monday, November 30, 2015
A doctor in Eastern Taiwan has photographed the green flash that sometimes occurs right after sunset or right before sunrise, becoming the first person in Taiwan to capture the rare optical phenomenon.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Martial arts film "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Taiwanese film "The Kids," a picture about young love and teenage pregnancy, won the Network for the Promotion of Asia-Pacific Cinema (NETPAC) award at the 35th Hawaii International Film Festival.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
"The Assassin" won big prizes including Best Feature Film at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony, often described as the Chinese-language Oscars.
Instead of glitz, onlookers were treated to sophisticated pared-back looks on the red carpet last night at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards, considered the Oscars of Taiwan's film industry.