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ISSUE #161
Taiwanese dancer Shang-chi Sun dances to a different tune in his 'Promenade' performance tour of Germany to promote Taiwanese composers of classical music.
'Girls Falling,' a unique photography series on girls in various stages of falling over, is currently being staged at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
A rare glimpse of the weaving of Taiwan's indigenous peoples is being offered by a special exhibition running at the International Museum of Art & Science in Texas.
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Ministry Updates
Late archaeologist honored for enduring contributions
The National Museum of Prehistory held a memorial on June 4 to commemorate Sung Wen-hsun, a late archaeologist who played a vital role in its establishment.
'Selected Works from Tokyo Fuji Art Museum Collection'
In an unprecedented scale of overseas cooperation among museums in Taiwan and Japan, a set of 100 ukiyo-e artworks from 19th-century Edo and Kamigata will greet exhibitiongoers in Taichung this June.
'2016 H.O.T. Islands Music Festival'
The H.O.T. Islands Music Festival ― an annual music collaboration among musicians from Hualien, Okinawa, and Taitung ― will return to the eastern counties of Taiwan this year on June 10 through 18.
Cultural Features
The late archeologist spearheaded several excavations of major archeological sites in Taiwan. He was also a key advocate for the establishment of the National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung County.
Archaeologist | Sung Wen-hsun
Lee Ping-bing is a critically acclaimed Taiwanese cinematographer whose unique perspective in cinematography gave rise to the title 'a poet of light and shadow.'
Cinematographer | Lee Ping-bing
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