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#ISSUE 259
UK premiere of 'Formosa' by Cloud Gate
UK | May 9 - 12
Taiwan showcase at Canadian Music Week
Canada | May 10 - 11
Atayal weaving at the British Library
UK | May 11 - 12
Taiwan indigenous film festival in Paris
France | May 14
The Museum of Arts Crafts-ITAMI has selected 17 up-and-coming designers to showcase their works and present Taiwan's culture and art to the Japanese public.
"Shifting Momentum," the first survey of Taiwanese abstract art packaged as an exhibition, opens at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University in New Jersey.
The historic Twin Oaks estate, one of the most iconic witnesses to Taiwan-US relations, is hosting a special art exhibition by young Taiwanese artists.
For the 2018 tour of Spain, Hung Dance is stage their award-winning work "Birdy" in the regions of Castilla-Leon and Valencia for a total of thirteen performances.
Ministry Updates
Minister reveals national pop music policy
Minister Cheng Li-chiun names five aspects ― cultural financing, cultural technology, upgrade of cultural equipment, cultural education, and international branding ― that will help Taiwan music become a driving force behind the development of cultural content.
National Cultural Award honors writer, filmmaker
Premier Lai Ching-te conferred the National Cultural Award to artist-writer Hsieh Li-fa and filmmaker-scriptwriter Wu Nien-jen at a ceremony held in Taipei on April 26. Both are prolific artists who have been promoting Taiwan culture and creating works for decades. 
Cultural Features
As an architect seeking to connect people's lives through practicing architecture, Huang Sheng-yuan has taken root in Taiwan's eastern county of Yilan, where he has conducted many public projects since 1993 to make Yilan a better place to live. 
Architect | Huang Sheng-yuan
Jun T. Lai is part of an outstanding artistic generation born in Taiwan in the wake of WWII. Her creative history reveals an artist who draws together Western modernism, Eastern philosophy, and the social practice of public art.
Artist | Jun T. Lai
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