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ISSUE #263
Taiwan comic artist Ruan Guang-min is touring the four German cities of Berlin, Koln, Wurzburg, and Erlangen to discuss his works and the distinction of Taiwanese comics.
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.
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.
Kang Muxiang, maker of giant steel installations by upcycling elevator cables, is the featured artist at the summer showcase of the Garment District Plazas in Manhattan.
Ministry Updates
Yunlin festival named Taiwan
Yunlin County's "Liufangma Guolu" festival, which has been celebrated for over three centuries, has been registered by the Ministry of Culture as an important folk custom, and May 27, which corresponds to April 13 on the traditional lunar calendar, is now officially known as Guolu Celebration Day.
Tainan exhibit highlights indigenous transitional justice
The latest exhibition at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature is built around the issue of transitional justice for Taiwan's indigenous peoples, bringing together storytelling and song to cover the themes of land rights, languages and cultures, semantics of names, subversion of history, and inheritance of songs.
Cultural Features
Bamboo Chen Chu-sheng is a versatile actor from Taiwan. He was named Best Supporting Actor at last year's Golden Horse Film Festival for his sophisticated interpretation of a transgender man called Sherry in the 2017 film "Alifu, The Prince/ss."
Actor | Bamboo Chen
Circus P.S. is a Taipei-based contemporary circus troupe that seeks to discover new performing styles through integrating traditional circus skills with elements of theater, dance, acrobatics, martial arts, and interactive installations. The troupe will represent Taiwan at this year's Festival Off d'Avignon.
Circus P.S.
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