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Opera Artist | Liao Chiung-chih

  • Publish Date:2016-03-08
Opera Artist | Liao Chiung-chih

Did You Know That … ?

  • Liao Chiung-chih (廖瓊枝) was the first Taiwanese opera actress to perform a leading role on local television.

  • She received a Golden Bell Award in 1990 for her televised performances.

  • She also became the first Taiwanese opera artist to perform in the Presidential Office in 1993.

Read more about the opera actress here or scroll down for photos.

Opera Artist | Liao Chiung-chih

She was recognized as an important preserver of traditional arts and became a National Cultural Award laureate in 2008.


A documentary based on her life won a Gold Remi Award at the 2009 Houston WorldFest International Film Festival.


Her last public performance, "The Virtuous Mother of General Tao Kan (陶侃賢母)," was staged in 2010.


she was named one of the recipients of the National Cultural Heritage Preservation Award in 2012.