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ISSUE #179
Three Taiwanese troupes are performing at the Festival Internacional Cervantino, Latin America's largest arts festival hosted by the Mexican city of Guanajuato.
'Extrastellar Evaluations,' a series of works inspired by the lost continent of Lemuria by Taiwanese artist Chen Yin-ju, is currently running at the 2016 Liverpool Biennale.
'Taiwan en la Pantalla,' a film series featuring five Taiwanese films with Spanish subtitles, is hosted by Filmoteca de Andalucía and the Cultural Division in Madrid.
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Free screenings of Taiwanese films in cafes, malls, and bookstores across Kuala Lumpur and Penang! Come for the movie, stay for the post-screening discussions.
Ministry Updates
765 books from Taiwan to join Frankfurt fair
Taiwan will join the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair under the flagship theme 'Cheers! TAIWAN' from Oct. 19 through 23 to present original Taiwan works at the world’s largest trade fair for books.
NTSO to hold Taichung 'Wonderland' concert
“Ars Nova in the Wonderland,” a collaborative concert series by the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, will return to Taichung on Oct. 15.
Explore color in the context of different cultures
'Color, Culture & Meanings,' a traveling exhibition featuring colors and their cultural symbolism, will greet museumgoers at the National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung.
Grants offered for Southeast Asian artists
To foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the cultural communities of Southeast Asia and Taiwan, a grants program offered by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China will accept proposals through Oct. 31, 2016.
Cultural Features
Wang Ching-shuang is an established master of lacquer painting who introduced modern Japanese techniques of the art form to Taiwan. He heads a family of lacquer artists who have become the impetus in the development of Taiwanese lacquer art.
Wang Ching-shuang
Ming Hwa Yuan, the undisputed leader in Taiwanese opera, is a family-operated troupe that has turned an age-old traditional art form into a source of informative entertainment that resonates with contemporary audiences.
Ming Hwa Yuan
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