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ISSUE #201
'Europe Connexion,' a play featuring Taiwan's Party Theatre Group and French group Cie du Veilleur, is on a three-month tour of several French cities.
'Reading Taiwan' is organized by the Taiwan Academy in LA to introduce modern Taiwan classics through screenings of literature-adapted films and academic talks.
The colorful menagerie sprung from the fertile imagination of artist Hung Yi has taken up residence at New York City's Garment District in Midtown Manhattan.
The Central Naval Museum in St Petersburg is showcasing a collection of historic documents & photos that juxtapose Taiwan in the 1870s with its contemporary visage.
'Mode in Taiwan,' a fashion exhibition featuring 75 works by 3 London-based Taiwanese designers, is being held at the Calais Lace Museum in northern France.
Ministry Updates
Mapping out Taiwan's future cultural policies
The upcoming National Cultural Congress is aimed at cohering a consensus through popular participation in policy discussions, mapping out the blueprint for Taiwan's cultural development, and protecting the succession of heritage and traditions.
Taiwan, Japan to explore prehistoric migratory routes
To find proof of a migratory voyage from Taiwan to Japan over 30,000 years ago, the Taitung-based National Museum of Prehistory signed a partnership agreement with Japan's National Museum of Nature and Science to conduct a sailing project.
'Parisian Nostalgia'
Newly restored paintings by Sanyu, a late painter best known for painting Parisian nudes with calligraphy brushes, will be unveiled at the National Museum of History's latest exhibition running from March 11 through July 2 in Taipei.
'TJDMA World's Jewelry & Metal Design Awards'
An exhibition featuring winning and outstanding works from the TJDMA World's Jewelry & Metal Design competition will be held at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute's Taipei Branch from March 3 through 30.
'Taiwan-Sweden Lacquer Art Co-Creation Exhibition'
An exhibition on exquisite crafts co-created by Swedish designers and Taiwanese lacquerware artisans will greet exhibitiongoers at the Nantou-based National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute from Jan. 24 through July 30.
Cultural Features
Kan Yao-ming is a writer whose distinctive style has made him one of the most prominent contemporary authors in Taiwan's literary scene. He adeptly incorporates local folk tales, Hakka culture, and collective memories of Taiwan's past to create unique tales of magic realism.
Novelist | Kan Yao-ming
Wu Yao-yu is one of the most talented young conductors of his generation in Taiwan and winner of the 2013 International Competition for Young Conductors in Besancon, a biennial competition joined by 296 participants from 46 countries that year.
Conductor | Wu Yao-yu
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