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ISSUE #479
Taiwanese artists slated to discuss what hometown and shelter mean from their respective vantages with interdisciplinary installations, interactive performances, and monologues in a showcase at Bauhaus-Museum Weimar in central Germany.
The 2020 Yokohama Triennale in Japan will be showcasing the works of three Taiwanese interdisciplinary artists — Zhang Xu-zhan, Joyce Ho, and Aluaiy Pulidan.
Themed "Lost & Found," the annual film festival seeks to cast light on reconciliation, restoring love and trust amidst challenging times, and will be screening one Taiwanese movie per month.
Ministry Updates
Puppeteer, percussionist receive highest cultural honor
Legendary puppetry master Chen Hsi-huang and renowned percussion musician Ju Tzong-ching have each received a National Cultural Award, a recognition of lifetime achievements by the Executive Yuan, on Aug. 20 at a ceremony in Taipei.
Premier visits newly renovated Railway Department Park
Premier Su Tseng-chang visited the National Taiwan Museum's newly renovated Railway Department Park on August 16, accompanied by Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te. The premier reminisced of the old days with long railroad journeys, and emphasized that the railway must maintain its competitiveness in a new era.
Taiwanese team wins Red Dot Award for exhibition design
The 2019 Love Kaohsiung Lumière Festival, a project by Taiwanese event planning team Chill-Chill, and B'IN Live Co., has been awarded the 2020 Red Dot Award for Spatial Communication-Exhibition Design.
Cultural Features
In addition to being one of the performers who have mastered the most Nanguan instruments in the nation, Lin Wu Su-xia's graceful gestures on stage and her authentic vocal style have contributed to her exceptional achievements in the Chinese classical music. The Tainan-born musician is also a Nanguan opera director and screenwriter.
Nanguan Artist | Lin Wu Su-xia
Fan Man-nung has made outstanding contributions to flute music in the country, and has been given the moniker of "Taiwan Godmother of Flute Music." In addition to educating a whole new generation of younger flutists, she has engaged in performing and composing, organizing flute festivals, and founded flute ensembles and foundations.
Flutist | Fan Man-nung
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