Friday, January 4, 2013
A team of volunteers yesterday launched the “Love Michelin Taipei Taiwan” (愛的米其林) mobile app to help enhance the dining experience of disabled individuals and the elderly.
A concert will be held in Taipei in March in commemoration of the late Taiwanese pop legend Fong Fei-fei, the organizers said Thursday on the first anniversary of the diva's death.
Monday, December 31, 2012
The Cabinet-level Council for Hakka Affairs (CHA, 客家委員會) has scheduled 21 unique Hakka festivities for 2013. The 2013 Hakka Festivities will present at least one event per month, ensuring the fun never ends. Visitors from all over can participate in a variety of fun-filled activities while taking part in special and meaningful Hakka customs, according to a press release issued by the CHA.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Shipwreck epic “Life of Pi” is on its way to become Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's highest-grossing film ever, according to the latest box office figures released by the film's distributor.
The fireworks at Taipei 101 may remain the most iconic of Taiwan's festivities for welcoming in 2013, but other cities have arranged attractions of their own to ring in the New Year.2 Comments
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the world's top orchestras, will perform in Taiwan for the first time in January, bringing with them works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and other masters.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The National Palace Museum yesterday launched its Discover NPM (帶著故宮走) app, which provides detailed information on the museum and its collection, as well as various multimedia functions for users to tinker with.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A local graduate's animated film was recently selected to be shown at the prestigious SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival (CAF).
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Taipei 101, formerly the tallest building in the world, will stage a New Year fireworks show to celebrate the arrival of 2013 that will be different from the extravaganzas it has staged over the past nine years, Taipei 101 officials said yesterday.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Taiwanese cartoonist Anne Zhe has been nominated for the young talent award at the 40th Angouleme International Comics Festival.