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ISSUE #582
Under the theme of "TAIWAN ONLINE," the Ministry of Culture, together with the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, made recommendations for Taiwanese troupes to take part in the Internationale Tanzmesse NRW to show Taiwan's creative energy and cultural heritage to the world through the art of dance.
With the support from the Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo, Taiwanese artists Wang Wen-chi and Wang Te-yu present their works at the summer session of Setouchi Triennale 2022, a representative Japanese art festival, which runs from Aug. 5 through Sep. 4.
Supported by the Cultural Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Sydney, the 2nd Biennial Live Event in the Everyday Digital (BLEED) takes place across three cities, Melbourne, Sydney, and Taipei, from Aug. 29 to Sep. 25. Established in 2020, BLEED is a six-year project exploring how the online makes us feel.
Ministry Updates
Publisher Rex How receives Special Contribution Award
The Ministry of Culture announced that the Special Contribution Award of the 13th Golden Comic Awards will go to the chairman of Locus Publishing Company Rex How. The list of this year's winners will be announced at the award ceremony on October 6.
Winners of Taiwan
Marking its 19th edition, the 2022 Taiwan Music Composition and Songwriting Contest took place at Zepp New Taipei on Aug. 27. Those present at the ceremony included Deputy Culture Minister Lee Ching-hwi, Hakka Affairs Council Deputy Minister Chung Kung-chao, and more.
VR animation film by NHM wins award at int
An immersive animated virtual reality film "Crazy Museum," produced by the National Museum of History (NMH), won the Bronze Prize in the category of Augmented and Virtual Reality at the Festival of Audiovisual and Innovative Museum Media Productions (F@IMP) 2021 & 2022.
Cultural Features
Jin Ming-wei has been involved in the restoration of Taiwanese folk statuary since the 1990s, accumulating more than 30 years of practical experience and vast familiarity with restoration skills, techniques, processes and materials, ensuring that the restored idols look authentically old while also boosting their value. In 2021, he was registered as a Preserver of Tangible Cultural Assets of New Taipei City for his work.
Statue Restorer | Jin Ming-wei
For almost 30 years, Taipei Capital Ballet has been delighting audiences with their performances, which range from traditional to avant-garde. However, unlike most Taiwanese dance troupes, which focus on modern dance, they have always stuck to ballet. Their ability to choose interesting new dancers and choreographers for the group to collaborate with has kept their performances exciting over the group's nearly three decades of existence.
Taipei Capital Ballet
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