The southern branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) in Chiayi County, which launched its soft opening Dec. 28, said Thursday that it will hold a series of celebratory activities on New Year's Day.
The main lantern of the 2016 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be a 26-meter-tall installation in the shape of the Monkey King, also called Sun Wukong (孫悟空), a main character in the Chinese classic "Journey to the West," the Tourism Bureau revealed Tuesday.
The southern branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) in Chiayi County held a ceremony Monday morning to launch its soft opening, with President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan (成龍) and NPM Director Feng Ming-chu (馮明珠) in attendance.
The inaugural exhibitions of the southern branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) in Chiayi County, starting Monday, Dec. 28, will feature the art and culture of tea in Asia and porcelain from Korea and Japan, in addition to the Jadeite Cabbage, ............
In classrooms across the country, children are taught that the first humans in Taiwan arrived at least 20,000 years ago. Lab results from the U.S. and Australia indicate that it could be as few as 3,000.
The force is strong in Ximending.
Martial Arts film "The Assassin," (刺客聶隱娘) Taiwan's submission for the next year's Academy Awards, has been picked by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) as the best non-English language film of 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.
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.