Monday, May 25, 2015
Renowned Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) first martial arts film "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), has earned critical acclaim but faces strong contenders such as "Carol" in the race for the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
A Chinese Buddha statue which lost its head 20 years ago, had its head reattached in Taiwan on Saturday, thanks to an anonymous Taiwanese art collector.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Assassin" (聶隱娘) is a rare thing -- a martial-arts movie in competition for prizes at Cannes.1 Comment
Monday, May 18, 2015
French film critics expressed their admiration for Taiwanese film director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), whose latest work, "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), is one of the 19 movies taking part in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Over 60 museums and arts and cultural centers across Taiwan will offer free admission over the next two days to mark International Museum Day on Monday.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Jazz keyboard giants Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock are set to captivate the local audience when they take to the stage at the National Concert Hall in Taipei on May 22.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Taiwanese architect Joshua Jih Pan, who led the design of Delta Electronics Inc.'s Architizer A+Award-winning lantern "Ring of Celestial Bliss," is scheduled to attend the awards ceremony in New York City Thursday.
The Chinese-language edition of a book by Sir Colville Young, governor general of Belize, was launched in Taiwan yesterday to introduce Belizean culture and folklore to Taiwanese people.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Prominent Taiwanese composer Ma Shui-long (馬水龍) has died at the age of 75 after a period of illness, Chew's Culture Foundation said Monday.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The exhibition of "Herstory" on the life of Chinese-American women who made American legal history, will be held in the National History Museum from June 19 to Aug. 2, in Taipei, and from Sept. 22 to Nov. 8 at the Tainan Public Meeting Hall. It will travel to San Francisco, Hawaii and New York in 2016, the organizer said.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Actor Andrew Garfield, who has been filming Martin Scorsese's new film "Silence" in Taiwan over the past few months, said Monday in Taipei that the warm welcome the film's cast and crew have received has made them feel like they belong here.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Chinese-Austrian pianist Rueibin Chen played Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" with the China National Symphony Orchestra in Beijing in late April, captivating the audience with his impeccable skill and classical Russian flavor.