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ISSUE #488
Under "Taiwanese Cinema Renaissance 2020" section, four newly-produced Taiwanese films have been selected for the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival running Oct. 31 through Nov. 9.
Craftsmanship in TaiwanWay, a main feature of the "Ciao! Taiwan Arts Festival," is underway in Hong Kong with exhibitions, videos, and workshops for visitors to have a better understanding of Taiwanese craftsmanship spirit.
Taiwanese artist Annie Hsiao-Ching Wang's photographic series "The Mother as a Creator" will be showcasing at the annual Photoville Festival, a New York City-based photography festival that runs from Sept. 17 to Nov. 29.
Ministry Updates
International art fair opens at Taipei World Trade Center
The 27th edition of Art Taipei, one of the largest art fairs in Asia, kicked off at the Taipei World Trade Center on Oct. 22, offering art lovers the chance to enjoy diverse artworks from six countries.
Homecoming of Taiwanese sculptor’s work for restoration
Taiwanese prominent sculptor Huang Tu-shui (1895 - 1931), who made history by becoming the first Taiwanese to study arts in Japan, will have his work – a bust of Japanese politician Yamamoto Teijiro returned to Taiwan from Japan for restoration.
Hakka writer receives Oxford Prize for Taiwanese Writers
Veteran Hakka writer Sung Tse-lai, known as the driving force behind the promotion of Taiwanese literature and native consciousness, received the prestigious Oxford Prize for Taiwanese Writers from the Aletheia University.
Cultural Features
Wu started out as an actor in theater, and his talents saw him receive warm receptions across theater, television, and cinema. He approached life with an open mind, just asking to be able to indulge in his enjoyment of acting, writing poems, and making music.
Actor | Wu Pong-fong
Wang Chiu-hwa is known as "the mother of Taiwanese libraries," not only because she has designed many of them, but also because she was an early proponent of the construction of modern libraries with an open bookshelf design for Taiwanese universities.
The Mother of Taiwanese Libraries | Wang Chiu-hwa
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