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ISSUE #124
The Taiwan Academy in LA is hosting a culinary-themed afternoon. Food lovers are invited to enjoy a special film screening and sample some delectable vegetarian treats.
“Liebe zur schönen Heimat Formosa,” a three-part concert series in Berlin, Stuttgart, and Baden-Baden, is performed by Taiwanese musicians who reside in Europe.
As part of “The Bright Side: Taiwan’s Comedy Renaissance” series, the Austin Film Society in Texas is screening a Taiwanese comedy film every Thursday.
Four Taiwanese sound artists will perform at the City Sonic festival in Mons, the European Capital of Culture for 2015, from Sept. 12 through 27.
The Chelsea College of Arts is hosting an art installation by collaborating artists Tsai Hsiao-chi and Kimiya Yoshikawa as part of the 2015 London Design Festival.
Ministry Updates
Thao festival receives national designation
Lus’an is the most important ritual of the year for the Thao people. Held to mark the start of the Thao New Year, it encompasses rites of passage, re-division of labor and ranks, and veneration of the primordial Thao forefather, “pacalar.”
Paiwan totem finds new home
A giant wooden totem housing the ancestral spirits of an indigenous community has been formally re-housed at the National Taiwan University through a traditional Paiwan wedding.
50th anniversary exhibition of the Golden Bells
A retrospective on the half-century history of the Golden Bell Awards will be shown at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Cultural Features
The late Lee Tai-hsiang was a prolific composer who left behind a rich legacy of over 1,000 musical works, including chamber music, orchestral works, cantatas, film scores and soundtracks, folk songs, and pop songs.
Composer Lee Tai-hsiang
Huang Ma-ching is a Taiwanese wood sculptor renowned for creating idyllic sculptures depicting nature’s superb beauty. He once said that he was inspired to carve many of his famous pieces simply by observing his daily surroundings, and that all he sought to do was to capture some of the natural world’s vitality.
Artisan Huang Ma-ching
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