Saturday, September 12, 2015
Director Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) martial arts movie "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) will represent Taiwan to vie for the Oscar for best foreign language film at next year's Academy Awards.
Golden Melody award winner Ayugo Huang (黃連煜) will join over a dozen musicians and bands performing at the 2015 Daniel Pearl Day of Music taking place later this month in Taipei, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced yesterday.
Friday, September 11, 2015
The organizer of a controversial exhibition in Taipei on Monday failed to clear up the dispute surrounding some of its displays, issuing only a short statement reiterating its previous remarks that all of the paintings in its exhibit are authentic.
A presidential citation will be awarded posthumously to late Taiwanese radio presenter and renowned essayist Luo Lan (羅蘭) in recognition of her contributions in the field of radio broadcasting and her literary achievements.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The Fair Trade Commission said Saturday that it is collaborating with consumer protection personnel to look into a controversial exhibition in Taipei that has gained attention at home and abroad when a Taiwanese boy stumbled and poked a hole in one of the paintings on display.1 Comment
A U.S. film program will travel to Taiwan later this month, featuring free screenings of five independent films and follow-up discussions to be held in cities around the island, according to the organizers.
Monday, September 7, 2015
"Lifecode Road Home," an opera with a plotline linked to the ancient Silk Road, will be played out at the Taipei Youth Development Office on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
An interactive public art event is to be held at Mt. Bagua Buddha Scenic Area (八卦山風景區) until Sept. 20, inviting artists from five different countries to create pieces of art with local participants, with the Changhua County Cultural Affairs Bureau yesterday hosting the commencement ceremony, the Central News Agency reported.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Huang Yung-fu greets visitors to his village in Central Taiwan with paint-stained hands and shoes spattered with flecks of color, a sign of the daily artistic labor that has seen him single-handedly stave off the developers' bulldozers.
A Taiwanese graphic designer has won the Grand Prix at the prestigious Japan Illustrators' Association (JIA) Illustration Award 2015 with a series of illustrations that tell the story of a bag's journey.