The "Fresh Taiwan" project was launched in 2012 to help local creative entrepreneurs enter international markets. Having acquired a registered trademark this year, the initiative is now promoting the works of these entrepreneurs through museums like the National Palace Museum.
The 2018 Taiwan Documentary Screening Tour will offer 29 Taiwan-made documentaries through 150 screenings and 27 post-screening discussions, in which documentary directors along with film crew members will share their filming experiences with the audience.
The Penghu 10th Regional Forum of the 2018 National Cultural Heritage Congress played host to talks on issues including monitoring and reviewing cultural heritage listings, integrating cultural heritage with tourism, and surveying underwater cultural heritage.
Chen Ming-chang is a singer-songwriter and composer whose works are rooted in Taiwan's culture and traditions. He has won four international composition awards for best original score for the guitar ballads he composed for films by auteurs Hou Hsiao-hsien, Hirokazu Kore-eda, and Lin Cheng-sheng.
A wood carving's composition requires attention to layers and depth of field, and through a creation of fantastical scenes within reality, such art could be said to be a concentrated expression of the essence of life. It is in this area that sculptor Mary Leu works, producing finely detailed pieces that radiate an astonishing vitality.