A man poses before performing at the finals of Taiwanese language singing contest hosted by the Radio Taiwan International at Taipei Expo Park, Saturday, Nov. 12. Participants from 13 different countries performed popular Taiwanese songs including "Drunken Voices" (酒後的心聲) at the event.
Taiwanese songwriter Yuan We-ren (袁惟仁) was freed after being confined against his will for one week in mainland China, local media reported Friday.
Japanese comedian Piko Taro, the singer of the popular "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen" (PPAP) song, makes his trademark gestures while greeting local fans at Taipei Songshan Airport Friday, Nov. 11. He was on a short promotional trip in Taipei.
Their cuisines may be modern, but both Taiwan's Chef André Chiang and Chef Virgilio Martínez from Peru explore their roots to seek inspiration and for an obligation that goes beyond cuisine
From Nov. 3 to 6, critically-acclaimed South Korean chefs Yim Jungsik and Kang Mingoo collaborated in Taiwan for the first time to present "Korean Masterchefs X2 Collaborative Guest Chef Event," a gourmet feast combining classic Korean ingredients with Western culinary techniques.
Ang Lee is not one to play it safe. The two-time Oscar-winning director has pushed his boundaries once again in his latest war movie "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," hoping to offer people an immersive cinematic experience that could revolutionize movie-going.
Professor Weng Han-teng from the Department of Education Industry and Digital Media, National Taitung University, gives a thumbs-up by his chalk replica of Michelangelo's "Last Judgment" Wednesday, Nov. 2. His students said they were stunned by the drawing on the blackboard of their classroom, which took the professor 20 hours over four days to complete.
As the financial crisis swept its way across the world during his college years at Georgetown University, John D'Angola and fellow classmates wondered what it would mean to their lives as finance graduates. A classroom joke – involving professors who told them, "Go learn Chinese! Go to China!" -- lead him to start taking Chinese classes in his junior year before going to study in Taiwan for a master's degree on a Fulbright scholarship. Returning to the U.S., D'Angola came across a marketing position for Flexfit, the U.S. distributor of the Korean hat supplier Yupoong Inc.
The annual Art Taipei (台北國際藝術博覽會) takes place at Taipei World Trade Center (台北世界貿易中心) from Nov. 11 to 14. The show features 150 domestic and foreign galleries, including 67 from Taiwan, 11 from Europe, 42 from Japan and South Korea, 19 from China, and 11 from South East Asia.
The world-famous Ratha Yatra Festival is a traditional and cultural celebration that takes place every year in the town of Puri, in the Indian state of Orissa, dating back 5,000 years. The chariot carries Sri Jagannath, The Lord of the Universe, alongside his divine elder brother Sri Balabhadra and sister Sri Subhadra Devi pulled with ropes by his devotees in a colorful parade.