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ISSUE #472
In collaboration with the C.F. Koo Foundation, the Ministry of Culture initiated the "TaiwanEYE Online Showcase" project to help promote 10 Taiwanese troupes.
"Taiwan Cultural Route – Railroad edition" is showcasing works from eight Taiwanese locomotive photographers and accompanied by Taiwan's railroad memorabilia.
The 2020 Yokohama Triennale in Japan is showcasing the works of three Taiwanese interdisciplinary artists — Zhang Xu-zhan, Joyce Ho, and Aluaiy Pulidan.
Ministry Updates
Colonial-era heritage site reopens as railway park
Having witnessed a century of history, the Railway Division of Taiwan Governor-General's Bureau of Transportation (also known as the Taihoku Railway Bureau) from the Japanese colonial era has gained a new lease on life as a train museum.
Historic progression of railways on display in Taipei
"Taiwan's Railway Culture Exhibition" is a permanent exhibition at the newly opened Railway Department Park, featuring detailed miniature train models, vaults, production of train tickets, signaling block systems, carriages, and railroad platform displays.
Yilan traditional arts center launches summer program
After a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Center for Traditional Arts' Yilan Park is restarting group events in July with a series of traditional music performances and craft workshops by its artisans-in-residence.
Live shows return to Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center
With group-gathering restrictions set in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic now easing, the Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center launched its first post-restrictions show on June 28 — Hakka drama "Bride for a Night, Wife for a Lifetime."
Minister visits HK protest art exhibition in Taipei
Minister Lee Yung-te visits Hong Kong protest art exhibition in Taipei to express support for HK artists in their fight for liberty and democracy, and show his dedication to upholding Taiwan's environment of creative freedom and diversity.
Cultural Features
HOM is an award-winning Taiwanese comic artist and her signature style depicts the simple, everyday lives of regular folks. Readers will find their daily routines, emotions, and dreams in her relatable comic stories.
Comic Artist | HOM
Illustrator and comic artist Zuo Hsuan is a shining new star in Taiwan's comic world whose works have been extremely well-received. Her sensationally detailed yet simple style illustrates the different facets and everyday life of Taiwan.
Comic Artist | Zuo Hsuan
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