Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Commemorative coins celebrating the upcoming Year of the Snake are scheduled to go on sale Jan. 17, the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) said yesterday.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's “Life of Pi” defeated other Hollywood blockbusters in international box office results last weekend, according to latest data released by film distributors.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Oscar-winning Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee received the Visionary Award from the Visual Effects Society (VES) in California on Saturday for his shipwreck epic “Life of Pi.”
A series of portraits of emperors and consorts in China's Yuan Dynasty are currently on exhibition at National Palace Museum to mark the 850th birthday of the dynasty's first emperor Genghis Khan, the Taipei museum said recently.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Renowned conductor Zubin Mehta said yesterday he has good memories of performing in Taiwan with world-class orchestras and is highly anticipating leading the New Year's Concert in the city later in the evening.
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