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ISSUE #163
Three Taiwanese composers are being featured by the 2016 Mise-En Music Festival, a four-day festival devoted to contemporary and ensemble music in Manhattan.
'Luminosity: The Art of Cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing' at New York's Museum of Modern Art is screening fifteen films to present Lee's unique aesthetics.
To offer a sample of Taiwan's creative energy, the Taipei Cultural Center is organizing large-scale concerts, a creative bazaar, art exhibitions, and film screenings.
A rare glimpse of the weaving of Taiwan's indigenous peoples is being offered by a special exhibition running at the International Museum of Art & Science in Texas.
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Ministry Updates
Minister visits cultural sites in Yunlin County
Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Huwei District of Yunlin County on June 18 to inspect the condition of several cultural assets with Magistrate Su Chih-fen and officers from the Ministry of National Defense.
Minister discusses future prospects of Taiwan pop music
At the launch of the 27th Golden Melody Awards & Festival, the Minister discussed how the Ministry will help Taiwan become a creative hub for Chinese-language pop music through a diversity of approaches.
Taiwan welcomes 10 new 'National Living Treasures'
The Ministry of Culture announced 10 new additions to the nation's 'living national treasures' register – a list of individuals or groups who embody important cultural properties and skills – on June 23.
Cultural Features
Li Jung-lieh, the receipient of the 2013 National Crafts Achievement Award and a newly recognized 'national living treasure,' is one of the few Taiwanese artisans who excel at bamboo weaving, carpentry, and lacquer arts.
Bamboo Artist | Li Jung-lieh
Yuma Taru is a contemporary artisan and a newly recognized 'living national treasure.' Through her efforts, the Atayal weaving tradition is now re-introduced to the public as an art form that embodies the context of indigenous culture.
Atayal Weaver | Yuma Taru
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