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ISSUE #299
The Moscow-based State Museum of Oriental Art and the Ministry of Culture have curated a special Lunar New Year exhibition offering Taiwanese prints.
Cheery porcine lanterns, fashion and art exhibitions, and a Taiwanese musical are among the main attractions of the 2019 LunarFest.
Two Taiwan acts have been invited to participate in the inaugural Thailand Biennale — the foremost international exhibition of contemporary arts in Thailand.
Featuring 36 contemporary Taiwanese artists, Taiwan's culture of freedom is being showcased through the arts at the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.
Ministry Updates
Taipei book fair slated for Feb. 12 through 17
The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition will take place at Hall 1 and 3 of the Taipei World Trade Center from Feb. 12 through 17 under the theme "Time for Reading." Over 700 publishing representatives and 20 nations will be in attendance.
Writers to share their residency experiences at book fair
The National Museum of Taiwan Literature has organized a series of forums at the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition featuring Taiwanese literary artists who have recently completed international residency programs in Europe and the United States.
Plans laid out for Cultural Content Institute
After the Jan. 9 promulgation by the president of the Act for the Establishment of the Cultural Content Institute, the Ministry of Culture is working to establish the Cultural Content Institute (CCI) within the first half of this year.
Cultural Features
"Silk-wrapped flowers" are made through a process of wrapping and winding silk, paper-cutting, and needlepoint. Generally made with 12 different techniques and assembled from some 15 pieces, they are an art of an impressive level of complexity.
Maker of Silk-wrapped Flowers | Chen Hui-mei
Banana-fiber weaving is unique to the Taiwanese tribe of Kavalan. Only a material as small but strong as banana fiber could weather the ravages of time as it does, and it is that strength that has helped it tie the tribe's past and its present so tightly.
Hualien Kavalan Development Association
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