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ISSUE #192
Taiwan artist Chen Yin-ju is holding a solo exhibition in the UK as part of an ambitious commission marking Manchester's position as the 2016 European City of Science.
Jade, the mythical stone of the Orient and the imperial jewel of choice, takes the center stage of an international exhibition hosted by the Musee Guimet in Paris.
An audiovisual exhibition examining the different forms of faith that exist in human society is currently available at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Indigenous artist Chang En Man, who hails from the aboriginal tribe of Paiwan, is holding her first solo exhibition in North America titled 'Heavy As A Feather.'
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.
Ministry Updates
TIBE Book Prize announces winners, new award
The Ministry of Culture has announced the winning works of the 2017 TIBE Book Prize for fiction and non-fiction categories, as well as the winning teams of this year's newly launched Editing Award.
China films selected by lottery for Taiwan screenings
The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development has announced the shortlist of films from mainland China that are allowed to be commercially released in Taiwan this year. The 12-film selection is determined through a combination of lottery draws and awards.
'Igniting The Stories Behind Taiwan Jade'
'Igniting The Stories Behind Taiwan Jade' at the National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung will tell how early islanders discovered the value of jade, and how the prized commodity drove the transformation of Taiwan.
'The Carnival of the Animals'
A sculpture exhibition featuring the whimsical menagerie of artist Hung Yi is being staged at the Taipei Branch of the National Taiwan Craft and Research Institute to mark the first-year anniversary of the branch's establishment.
Cultural Features
Chien Wen-pin is a notable conductor who has helped Taiwan's orchestras gain global fame. His achievements in attracting local concertgoers and connecting Taiwan's classic music with the international scene have led him to become designated artistic director of the upcoming National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts.
Conductor | Chien Wen-pin
To preserve the resolute spirit of the author of “The Indomitable Rose” and 'A Declaration of Peace,' the Yang Kui Memorial Hall was established in his hometown of Xinhua District in Tainan with the support of his descendants.
Yang Kui Memorial Hall
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