The organizers of the first museum dedicated to Taiwanese "comfort women" said that they are still soliciting donations from the public, as they are NT$10 million (US$314,505) short of the needed funds.
Shin Kong Life Foundation (SKLF) and Shin Kong Life jointly present the international charity night run event "Run in The Dark" in Taipei. All 6,000 spots were already taken for the run slated to begin at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 at Dajia Riverside Park.
Have you ever been invited to a princess party? If not, then you can join the "Elegant Gathering of the Princess" and discover the culture of appreciating and collecting art at the Mongol Yuan Court. Held at the National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) until Dec. 26, the exhibit recalls a high-society meeting organized by a prominent Mongolian princess by the name of Sengge Ragi at Tianqing Temple south of the capital Dadu (modern day Beijing) on April 28, 1323.
The Calligraphy Greenway (草悟道), a 3.6-kilomter stretch of greenbelt across the city of Taichung, will be the new site of the Compass Taichung International Food & Music Festival (康百視台中國際美食音樂節), which runs from Oct. 29-30.
The American Innovation Pavilion is scheduled to formally open Thursday in Taipei, offering visitors the opportunity to experience the fun of virtual reality technology and other innovative technologies, according to the organizers.
This October, design-oriented events will take over Taipei, including the Network of Cities Meeting (城市網絡會議), Asia's first International Design Policy Conference (國際設計政策論壇), the International Design Week Forum (國際設計週論壇) and the International Design House Exhibition (國際設計大展).
The first LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Film Festival in Taiwan -- the Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF, 台灣國際酷兒影展) -- has another first in the making. Returning for its third year, from Oct. 22 to Oct. 30 in Taipei, the festival consists this year not only of film screenings and panel discussions, but, for the first time, will also include the Queermosa Awards (酷摩沙獎). The awards celebrate individuals who have contributed to the LGBT community and their work.3 Comments
Both the Golden Pin Design Award (金點設計獎) and the Golden Pin Concept Design Award (金點概念設計獎) received over 3,000 entries in the first round this year, a new high since the award was launched over three decades ago.
The American Innovation Pavilion will be officially opened on Wednesday at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei during a ceremony hosted by Minister Without Portfolio Audrey Tang and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Kin Moy, the event's organizer said on Tuesday.
More than 3,000 local and foreign guests enjoyed Taiwanese delicacies and performances at the Taipei Guest House on Monday evening to celebrate the Republic of China's 105th birthday.1 Comment