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ISSUE #129
The Charles University in Prague is hosting a two-day symposium dedicated to Taiwan's contributions to the field of Sinology.
The latest productions by Taiwanese directors Chung Lee and Hou Hsiao-hsien have been selected by the 2015 Chicago International Film Festival.
The Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles is hosting an admission-free film series reliving the bittersweet memories of youth on every Thursday.
As the evolution of Chinese scripts parallel the development of Chinese civilization, the richness of traditional Chinese culture is being presented at Hunter College.
An ongoing Taiwanese film and literature series at the Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo will introduce Taiwan’s diverse culture through film screenings and book forums.
The Taiwan Cultural Festival in Hong Kong is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a series of performances, seminars, workshops, and creative markets.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan heritage site placed on highly endangered list
Taiwan’s Rukai settlement of slate constructions has been named one of the world’s most endangered heritage sites by the World Monuments Fund (WMF).
'Questioning Heaven'
A Chinese operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” will be performed by the Taiwan Bangzi Opera Company in Taipei this November.
'TEA x CRAFT: Tea Room Design Exhibition'
Celebrate the meditative and aesthetic qualities of the all-immersive tea culture in Taiwan at a special exhibition running in Nantou County.
Cultural Features
The late Chou Meng-tieh, “The Ascetic Monk of the Poetry World,” was a littérateur of unique caliber.
Poet | Chou Meng-tieh
Tsai Su-fen is an illustrious writer who gave her voice to those who grew up in the economic and social tides of industrialization.
Writer | Tsai Su-fen
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