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ISSUE #186
Titled 'Taiwan Redesign – From Me to Us,' the 11th Taiwan Culture Festival is celebrating Taiwanese culture, food, art, and music with a refreshing lineup of events.
Free screenings of Taiwanese films in cafes, malls, and bookstores across Kuala Lumpur and Penang! Come for the movie, stay for the post-screening discussions.
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.
Organized by 18th Street Arts Center residency artist Yu Liu, 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 tribe of Paiwan, is holding her first solo exhibition in North America titled 'Heavy As A Feather.'
Ministry Updates
Minister visits Stasi Museum Berlin
To learn more about Germany's experience in implementing transitional justice, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Stasi Museum Berlin, the former Ministry for State Security of East Germany, on Nov. 24.
Minister visits Germany's railway and tech museums
To learn from Germany's experiences in heritage preservation and the cultural applications of technology, the Minister made her second and third stop at DB Museum in Nuremberg and the Deutsches Technikmuseum in Berlin on Nov. 25 and 26.
Minister hosts 20th Taiwan-France Cultural Award
The Minister then took part in hosting the awards ceremony of the 20th Taiwan-France Cultural Award held in Paris on Nov. 28, marking her first overseas engagement in cultural diplomacy since she took office earlier this year.
Minister seeks partnership with France Televisions
The Minister visited France Televisions, the French public broadcasting network, to seek out new opportunities for Taiwan's Public Television Service and Taiwan-France collaboration in television production on Nov. 29.
Minister signs accord with French cinema agency
To strengthen film exchange and collaboration between Taiwan and France, the Minister signed a cooperative agreement with Frédérique Bredin, president of the National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image (CNC) in Paris, on Nov. 30.
Cultural Features
Armed with chisels, gouges, and a mallet, Shih Chen-yang has carved quite a name for himself in Taiwan's artisan realm. A professional wood sculptor since the age of 18, he went on to receive the 2009 National Crafts Achievement Award at the age of 64.
Wood Sculptor | Shih Chen-yang
To ensure the continual survival of the Shangchi Tribe in Taichung, the Association was established weeks after the devastating wake of the 1999 Jiji Earthquake. Its main benefactor was none other than the decorated Atayal writer Walis Nokan.
MIHU Community Reconstruction Association
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