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ISSUE #468
Ministry Updates
Presidential citation sought for late photographer
The legendary Taiwanese photographer Ko Si-chi passed away on June 5 at the age of 91. In remembrance of the humanitarian compassion that guided Ko's lens, Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te will apply for a posthumous presidential citation.
Upgrading Huashan into content innovation hub
The Ministry of Culture has been actively promoting the transformation of the nation's creative parks in recent years, beginning with a two-part plan to revolutionize Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park into a "Creative Content Innovation Hub" of Taiwan.
Lacquer art, culture on display at CKS Memorial Hall
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the Wang Ching-shuang family are holding a free exhibition to showcase stunning works of art that represent the generational inheritance of Taiwan's unique lacquer culture.
Cultural Features
Through Hung Rui-lin's portrayals of the dark and clamorous world of Taiwan's coal mines, the people who worked and died in the dust live on through his art. He was also a skilled portrait artist who painted all the colorful characters he came across.
Artist | Hung Rui-lin
The late Chang Bi and Lin Min-san, co-founders of Sunrise Records, dedicated decades to recording and promoting Taiwanese artists. Moreover, it was once said that, "If you can't find that record at Sunrise, you won't find it anywhere else in Taiwan."
Record Producer | Chang Bi
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