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ISSUE #145
'The Book Garden,' a solo exhibition featuring sculptures made by artist Chen Long-bin from upcycling old books, is being staged at the San Antonio Central Library.
A photography exhibition offering a glimpse of the structural changes in Taiwan brought upon by environmental and political shifts is currently on display in Paris.
A retrospective film festival encompassing 8 films by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien is being hosted by the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
Metallic crafts and jewelry that have received acclaim from Taiwan's premier crafts competition are on display at the National Ornamental Metal Museum of Tennessee.
'The Inspired Island II,' a documentary series on seven eminent writers based in Taiwan and Hong Kong, is now available at Broadway Circuit Palace ifc.
Ministry Updates
Quake-damaged monuments a top priority: MOC
The Ministry of Culture will focus on three major repair works. Firstly, to evaluate the structural safety of the monuments; secondly, to apply further protection; and thirdly, to reinforce checkup and repair works.
Restoration plans for quake-hit heritage sites
To repair the historic monuments damaged by the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Feb. 6, restoration plans with be drafted with the help of local governments in southern Taiwan.
'Origami: Living World'
The National Museum of History exhibition, featuring fantastic beasts and fauna by 23 international origami artists, is aimed at raising eco-awareness through the beauty and fleetness of origami art.
'Hana: New Year Flower Arrangements & Pressings'
To usher forth a new year, the National Hsinchu Living Arts Center has organized an exhibition featuring flower arrangements and floral pressings in contemporary, traditional, and cross-cultural context.
Grants offered for Southeast Asian artists
To foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the cultural communities of Southeast Asia and Taiwan, a grants program offering up to NT$900,000 per project will accept proposals through March 15, 2016.
Cultural Features
Tyzen Hsiao was a representative composer of the neo-Romantic school in Taiwan whose works have revitalized interest in Taiwanese literary arts and folk culture.
Composer | Hsiao Tyzen
As the first theater in Taiwan that created and commissioned Chinese-language musicals, the Godot Theatre Company plays a leading role in the local theater scene.
Godot Theatre Company
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