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ISSUE #566
Supported by the Ministry of Culture, the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute organized an exhibition titled "Colour Theatre: Taiwanese Fiber Crafts." The exhibition is taking place as part of 2022 London Craft Week, which was kicked off on May 7 and will run until 15.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Argentina was invited to present a live performance of Taiwanese folk songs, drum shows, indigenous dance and Electric-Techno Neon Gods dance at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair, which was started on Apr. 28 and will run through May 16.
Together with Germany's Elbe-Elster District Museum Association and Historic Museums Hamburg Foundation, the Cultural Division of the Taipei Representative Office in Germany organized the "Formosa Tea Festival 2022" in the Elbe-Elster district, Germany. The festival will be held until June 6.
Ministry Updates
Three cultural masters receive National Cultural Award
The 41st National Cultural Award ceremony was held on May 12 at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei. Premier Su Tseng-chang conferred the award on lacquer artist Wang Ching-shuang, poet Li Min-yong and conductor Lu Shao-chia.
Exhibition of Taiwanese puppets at Chiayi
With support from the Ministry of Culture, the Culture and Tourism Bureau of Chiayi County will hold a free puppet exhibition and film creation workshop organized by the SamadhiTang Creative Puppet Troupe, from May 6 through June 26 at Chiayi’s Dian Shuei Dau Tou Cultural Park.
MOC mourns Taiwanese anthropologist Hu Tai-li
Hu Tai-li, a prominent Taiwanese anthropologist, passed away on May 8 at the age of 72. MOC stated that Hu's legacy of dedication to the research and preservation of Taiwanese people's lives through filmmaking and curating will be cherished forever by future generations.
Cultural Features
The Pinglin Story Project is a cultural initiative that was launched by Collectors Co-space founder Keting Chen and aims to build bridges between local schools and the community. The project brings together a variety of talented people and an array of knowledge to share both talent and information with local schools, transforming them into local knowledge systems and migrating the output to the community to create a symbiotic cycle.
The Collectors Co-space | Keting Chen
The Taipei Symphony Orchestra first made a name for itself with its high musical standards. Since its establishment, it has become a substantial orchestra of more than 100 members, not only writing a brilliant chapter in the history of music performance in Taiwan but also becoming the only Western orchestra affiliated with the country’s premier city.
Taipei Symphony Orchestra
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