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ISSUE #165
To offer a sample of Taiwan's creative energy, the Taipei Cultural Center is organizing large-scale concerts, a creative bazaar, art exhibitions, and film screenings.
Four Taiwanese groups are performing at the 2016 OFF Festival d'Avignon under the theme 'Vibrant Arts' to celebrate Taiwan's tenth year of participation in the festival.
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
Nominees, guiding principles unveiled for PTS board
As the terms of the 5th Board of Directors and Board of Supervisors of the Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation draw to a near, the Executive Yuan will hold a session to review the new board candidates.
Citation memorializes late playwright Kung Min
The Executive Yuan passed the Citation Act for Taiwan's Outstanding Playwright – Kung Min on June 30, recognizing posthumously Kung's dedication to the traditional and contemporary theater of Taiwan.
2017 Open Call: Rainbow Initiative
This program will subsidize plans for multinational and multi-disciplinary collaborative cultural projects. Applications for proposals seeking funding in amounts between NT$1 million and NT$10 million are welcomed.
Cultural Features
Walis Nokan is a prolific indigenous writer who incorporates phrases and beliefs from both Atayal and traditional Chinese cultures to present literature with strong dynamics and graceful integration.
Atayal Poet | Walis Nokan
As the only national Peking opera troupe in Taiwan, the GuoGuang Opera Company is tasked with the mission of preserving and developing traditional Chinese opera as a subordinate troupe of the National Center for Traditional Arts.
GuoGuang Opera Company
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