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ISSUE #436
The 14th edition has chosen the theme "Together Taiwan" to reflect the unlimited potential of connecting Taiwan and Hong Kong through culture.
Taiwan artist Chou Yu-cheng is one of the 55 international artists who have been invited to participate in the 2019 Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale.
Art Bank Taiwan has partnered up with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See for a special light-themed art show.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan Music Institute thanks donors
The Taiwan Music Institute hosted a press conference on Oct. 24 to showcase the 2019 donations of Taiwan's precious musical works and relics, including compositions, plays, and publications relating to music, theater, and traditional art.
Third photographic heritage series available
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts held a press conference on Oct. 23 to launch the third set of the ongoing "Photographers of Taiwan" series, which encompasses the biographical story of each photographer's life and their pursuit of art.
Writers with disabilities honored at Enable Prize
The ceremony for the 18th Enable Prize was held on Oct. 25 to encourage citizens who are living with disabilities to express their persevering attitude and optimism for life through literature, and serve as a platform for sharing their creations with the public.
Fifth edition of Tibetan festival opens in Taipei
The 2019 Tibetan Culture and Art Festival in Taiwan taking place through March 31, 2020 will encompass an academic seminar on Tibetan Buddhism, a rare performance by musician Ani Choying Dolma, and a special exhibition on Tibetan miniatures.
Cultural Features
Lin Zhu-an has dedicated his life to performing string music for Taiwanese opera. He has been a witness to much of the modern evolution of the form, from its early days in indoor stages through album sales, radio plays, outdoor shows, and theater halls.
Taiwanese Opera Musician | Lin Zhu-an
Hung Ping-shun has dedicated over half a century to traditional architectural painting, accumulating an impressive store of knowledge and skills in the field of traditional architectural painting, as well as the ability to lead projects on temple painting.
Decorative Painter | Hung Ping-shun
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