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ISSUE #158
The Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo is host to a two-month show focusing on exchanges between Taiwan and Japan in the realms of cuisine, art, and culture.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre is bringing 'White Water' and 'Dust,' two new productions from 2014, to the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Yekaterinburg.
The films of Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-hsien will greet German movie buffs in a special retrospective running at Filmmuseum Dusseldorf.
Long Beach Museum of Art is host to an innovative exhibition featuring Taiwanese artists who evolve their creative practice in line with rapid advances in technology.
Taiwanese artist Wang Yu-chen is featured in 'The Imitation Game,' an ongoing exhibition in Manchester exploring machine imitation of human thought.
The 20th Biennale of Sydney has selected a total of 83 artists, including six from Taiwan, to showcase forward-thinking artworks in Australia.
Ministry Updates
'A Journey of Fiber Crafts Across East Asia'
The National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (NTCRI) is holding a special exhibition featuring fiber crafts from Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea at its Taipei Branch on Nanhai Road.
'My Life As An Athlete'
In anticipation of the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics, the National Museum of Taiwan History in Tainan is hosting a special exhibition on Chang Hsing-hsien, the first Taiwanese athlete to join the Olympic Games.
'Allegory by Ni Tsai-chin: A Memorial Retrospective'
Paintings, seal cuttings, and installations are currently on display at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts to commemorate the late artist Ni Tsai-chin and his allegories on Taiwan's society and environment.
'Sparkling Encounters'
'Sparkling Encounters: Taiwan-Japan Literary Exchanges' at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature presents how bilateral interactions throughout history have shaped contemporary literature and sentiments.
Cultural Features
Established by the late puppet master Li Tian-lu, I Wan Jan is an acclaimed hand-puppet troupe that turned a declining traditional folk art into a popular art form in Taiwan by incorporating elements from Peking opera.
I Wan Jan Puppet Theater
Reopening to the public after years of restoration, the NTCRI Taipei Branch will complement the existing arts and cultural facilities along Nanhai Road and strengthen the position of the region touted as 'Nanhai Academy' for cultural leisure and tourism.
NTCRI Taipei Branch
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