To establish new contacts and licensing opportunities, Taiwan will be represented by a delegation comprising of 38 publishers and 402 creative works at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which will kick off on March 24.
Seven Taiwan films are scheduled for screening in the “Young Taiwanese Cinema” program at the Hong Kong International Film Festival this year, including “Ice Poison” by Midi Z and “Exit” by Hsiang Chienn.
Taiwanese documentary director Chi Po-lin has been invited by the Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Centre, Taiwan’s cultural office in Hong Kong, to lead a discussion on his debut film “Beyond Beauty” on April 5.
With assistance from the Taipei Cultural Center in Paris, the two books now available in French are Hwang Chun-ming's short story collection “I Love Mary” (1979) and Wu Ming-yi’s novel “The Man with Compound Eyes” (2011).
Featuring over a hundred films from 32 nations, Asia’s largest film festival for children will kick off in Taipei on March 27. The weeklong affair includes special screenings, five film awards, and several workshops for kids.
The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra will present its eighth feature program in a joint performance with the Ju Percussion Group, Taiwan’s leading percussion ensemble, in three concerts scheduled for March 23, 24, and 25.
The Taiwan leg of the “Forest Project,” an international initiative spearheaded by mainland Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing, will be held at the Taipei-based National Museum of History from March 8 through May 4.
An exhibition featuring Taiwan's unique black jade and the culture and history of this jade specimen will be shown at the National Taiwan Museum from March 18 till Jan. 25, 2015.
As one of the artists selected by the 2014 Creative Digital Art project launched by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Chen Yun-ju's digital media exhibition will run at the Taichung-based museum until May 25.
Up-and-coming Taiwanese artist Hou Chung-ying will hold a solo exhibition featuring fantastic hand-themed oil paintings at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall from March 14 through April 2.