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ISSUE #483
TaiwanFest2020, a month-long event dedicated to promoting Taiwanese culture in Canada, kicked off online with the theme "The Survived" to inspire change through arts during these challenging times.
Taiwanese conceptual artist Lee Ming-wei teamed up with legendary American dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones to present "Our Labyrinth" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for an online audience.
"Days" the latest cinematic work by Taiwan-based Malaysian director Tsai Ming-liang, has been selected for the main lineup of the 58th New York Film Festival (NYFF) from Sept. 17 to Oct. 11, 2020.
Ministry Updates
Publisher, publications honored at Golden Tripod Awards
The presentation ceremony for the 44th Golden Tripod Awards for Publications took place on Sept. 11 in Taipei City, to honor a prominent publisher and 69 publications.
International platform project undertaken by CNA
The Central News Agency (CNA) is to undertake a pilot project to build an "international video-streaming platform" targeting global audience, the Ministry of Culture announced on Sept. 21.
Roundup of 55th broadcasting Golden Bell Awards
Winners of the 55th Golden Bell Awards for radio broadcasting were honored at the awards ceremony on Sept. 19. There were 125 radio shows competing for 26 awards for excellent radio hosts and radio broadcasting programs this year
Cultural Features
Traditional knot weaver Shi Bao-rong is known for weaving versatile knots that require intense dedication. The artist opened up a range of creative possibilities by using nylon, metal, jade, and silver, to create knots that reflect Asian and Western cultural features.
Traditional knot weaver | Shi Bao-rong
Lubei Community in Yuanchang Township, once home to a native deer population, produces their own creative products, starting with the "Corn Doll Project" using corn leaves, to foster sustainability for agricultural and cultural industries. Everyone has a part to play, proving that small contributions can create massive achievements.
Lubei Community Development Association
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