Taiwan is offering two programs at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe – 'Taiwan Season' comprising Tjimur Dance Theatre, Puppet Beings Theatre, and Formosa Circus Art – and 'Island Voices' represented by TAI Body Theatre.
'Micro Micro Revolution' consists of 3 socially engaged art projects from Taiwan: 'A Cultural Action at the Plum Tree Creek,' 'Plant-Matter Needed: The Material World of the Riverbank Amis Tribe 2015,' and '500 Lemon Trees.'
The National Museum of Prehistory has sent its exhibition on Asia’s baby-carrying culture to the Taiwan Academy in New York. The 47 relics will be available to the New York public from March through September.
The inaugural Asia-Pacific Traditional Opera Forum will be held from Aug. 23 through Sept. 1 in Yilan as part of a warmup series leading to the official opening of the Xiqu Center of Taiwan in the coming year.
The Emerald Initiative is an international grants program that will offer up to NT$900,000 per project. Proposals will be accepted before Sept. 10, 2015 for projects that arrange for Southeast Asian cultural personnel to visit Taiwan.
This program will subsidize plans for multinational and multi-disciplinary collaborative cultural projects. Applications for proposals seeking funding in amounts between NT$1 million and NT$10 million are welcomed before Sept. 30, 2015.
Lin Wen-yueh is a celebrated writer whose unique prose can be characterized by three elements: a philosophical/metaphysical nature, lyrical sentimentality, and a narrative quality that extols 'the silver lining.'