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ISSUE #232
'Pameran Warisan Budaya Taiwan' is a 23-day program of exhibitions and activities on Taiwan's cultural heritage at George Town, Penang's Whiteaways Arcade.
'Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema – Recovered and Restored' is a symposium and a seven-nation Europe tour featuring 10 iconic Taiwanese-language films.
'The View of Formosa's Landscapes from Photographers II,' one of the key photographic exhibitions from the National Taiwan Museum, is on view in Tokyo.
'Our Time: Taiwan New Cinema' hopes to share the unique style of storytelling of Taiwanese cinema through the careers and influence of five foundational filmmakers.
'Diversity and Transformation,' the first UK exhibition showcasing Taiwanese cultural heritage, opens at the European Research Institute of the University of Birmingham.
Under the theme 'Wonderful World, Colorful Taiwan,' the festival showcases how Taiwanese arts thrive in a society built upon a platform of cultural diversity.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan's comics heritage a top priority: Minister
In preparation for Taiwan’s upcoming National Comics Museum in Taichung, the Culture Minister visited National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu to learn more about the digitization and multimedia applications of Taiwan's original comics.
Art Bank program expands to overseas offices
The Ministry of Culture has teamed up with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote Taiwan’s original artworks overseas, starting with an inaugural exhibition at the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.
Taipei exhibition to showcase east side history
'From Dong-San Boulevard to Zhongshan South Road' will introduce the historic transformation of the capital's east side using photography, virtual reality, and audiovisual displays at the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
Cultural Features
Lo Man-fei was a renowned dancer, choreographer, and teacher. In her name, Cloud Gate has established a scholarship for budding Taiwanese dancers and choreographers to travel overseas and expand their horizons.
Dancer | Lo Man-fei
Kao Yi-feng is a versatile novelist, editor, and television screenwriter. His latest novel - which is now available in French as 'Guerre des bulles (War of the Bubbles)' - is a fantasy novel in the veins of 'Lord of the Flies.'
Novelist | Kao Yi-feng
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