Saturday, August 22, 2015
A Taiwanese musician is among the 25 awarded fellows of a U.S. government-initiated music diplomacy program, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced yesterday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Radio presenter Lee Chi-chun won the special contribution award of the 50th Golden Bell Awards for radio on Wednesday, while National Education Radio leads the nomination with 17 nods.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Taiwan's rising star violinist Tseng Yu-chien (曾宇謙) will perform alongside the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra when the latter holds two concerts in Taipei in November.
Friday, August 14, 2015
A set of four stamps featuring images of wartime scenes and celebrations marking the surrender of Japan, along with a set of coins issued by the Central Bank commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Republic of China's victory in the 1937-1945 War Against Japanese Aggression have become popular among collectors, a local stamp collectors club said Thursday.
A Taiwanese artist donated his latest work made from discarded steel cables to Karlsruhe as a gift to the German city that is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.
Concert pianist Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌), one of Taiwan's best-known musical exports, performed July 25 at the Orange County Summer Music Festival in the United States.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A musical play will be staged around the country later this month to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Taiwan military announced yesterday.
Monday, August 10, 2015
An amateur Japanese chorus group is holding two concerts in Taiwan to apologize for Japan's wartime actions and send the message of peace.
Academia Historica, the top organization in Taiwan responsible for recording the country's history, will release a documentary on Aug. 15 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
The ongoing 2015 Comic Exhibition in Taipei yesterday drew thousands of fair-goers despite Typhoon Soudelor damaging the capital city with strong gusts and torrential rain.