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ISSUE #140
The Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo is offering a free movie screening on every Friday afternoon of January to celebrate the advent of a new year.
'The Book Garden,' a solo exhibition featuring sculptures made by artist Chen Long-bin from upcycling old books, is being staged at the San Antonio Central Library.
Metallic crafts and jewelry that have received acclaim from Taiwan's premier crafts competition are on display at the National Ornamental Metal Museum of Tennessee.
'The Inspired Island II,' a documentary series on seven eminent writers based in Taiwan and Hong Kong, is now available at Broadway Circuit Palace ifc.
Taiwan's integration of traditional and religious beliefs with modern values is the topic of discussion at an art exhibition hosted by the University of British Columbia.
Ministry Updates
Winners of the nation's top cultural honor announced
The winners of this year's National Cultural Award, the highest artistic honor organized by the Republic of China government, are: filmmaker Li Hsing, heritage preservationist Li Chien-lang, and Hakka novelist Chung Chao-cheng.
Cattle trade culture lives on through public art
A public art installation unveiled in Caotun Township, Nantou County will bring visitors back to the days when traditional cattle markets once dotted the pristine landscape of Taiwan.
'Musemble City'
The National Taiwan Museum in Taipei will host a special exhibition featuring architectural images and labyrinth installations to coincide with its centennial anniversary of establishment.
Cultural Features
Known as the Father of Taiwanese Cinema, the revered filmmaker made his mark with 'wholesome realism' that highlighted the bright side and positive attitude in the lives of working-class people in Taiwan.
Director | Li Hsing
Li Chien-lang is an influential heritage expert who has helped to restore the historic buildings and landscape of Dihua Street, National Taiwan Museum, Fort Zeelandia, and the Lin Family Mansion and Garden.
Heritage Preservationist | Li Chien-lang
Chung Chao-cheng is the first National Cultural Award winner of Hakka ancestry and the first roman-fleuve writer in Taiwan who has helped the formation of Taiwanese modern literature.
Writer | Chung Chao-cheng
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