Seasoned film critic Lan Tsu-wei will serve as the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute's first chairman and a total of 20 directors and supervisors will guide the new institute commencing operations in the latter half of May.
To promote public participation in the preservation of local knowledge and offer open access of cultural materials, the "Taiwan Cultural Memory Bank" site is launching in October to map out the nation's cultural DNA.
An art exhibition featuring paintings depicting Mongolia's astounding natural landscapes and the rich cultural heritage of Tibet will be held in Taipei through June 23 at the Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Gallery.
Drawing from its unparalleled anthropology collection, the National Taiwan Museum is holding a special exhibition in Taipei to display a Qing-era map of Taiwan — one of the museum's most-coveted artifacts — alongside historic reproductions.
Through powerful and dynamic body movements and experimenting with different dance styles, Resident Island Dance Theatre gives form and expression to social issues, leading audiences to gain a different perspective on mental health.
Chen Feng-kuei, who goes by the stage name Hsiao-mi, is an "Important Traditional Performing Arts" preserver of Taiwanese opera. She is adept at adjusting her physical expression and vocal timbre to meticulous match her various roles and scenes.