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ISSUE #505
"The Crafts with Aesthetics Touch Our Hearts" exhibition jointly hosted by Nantou-based NTCRI and Taichung-based NLPI will explore the everyday aesthetics found in local handicrafts from Taiwan, Thailand, and Japan.
The 2021 Taiwan International Light Festival (TILF) will take place at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) in Taichung through March 28.
Taiwanese literature will be highlighted at the BCLT's "International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School 2021." Five Taiwanese translators will be selected by the National Museum of Taiwan to receive full funding to attend the Summer School.
Ministry Updates
NHRM publishes illustrated book on children
National Human Rights Museum (NHRM) published a picture book titled "I Am a Child! I Have Rights!" which elaborates on the main principles of UNCRC, such as the importance of children's rights, the freedom of exercising their rights, while at the same time raising awareness for child protection.
Taiwan's first professional medical film studio, created by Awesomeworks Production with support from TAICCA, officially opened on March 2, providing a solution for lack of sufficient medical-theme filming locations.
Taiwanese director wins first prize at BTFF for VR film
Taiwanese VR film "Home" by director Kidding Chih-yen Hsu won the Grand Prix award at the 2021 Beyond the Frame Festival (BTFF), Japan's first international film festival focused on virtual reality. Photo courtesy of VR Film Lab
Cultural Features
Winner of the Best Female Mandarin Vocalist Award at the 31st Golden Melody Awards, Waa Wei is known for a wide range of music style such as indie, rock, and psychedelia, earning her the name of "experimental vocal musician in Mandarin music scene" by music critics.
Singer | Waa Wei
Ruan Guang-min is an award-winning manga artist whose works are known for their detailed portrayal of stories and characters inspired by Taiwan. Most recently, he was presented the silver award at the Japan International Manga Award for his graphic novel adaption of "The Illusionist on the Skywalk and Other Stories," written by Wu Ming-yi.
Manga Artist | Ruan Guang-min
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