To promote Taiwanese literature through audiovisual means, ten Taiwanese works of contemporary literature are being made into short films as part of a Ministry of Culture-backed project.
The Ministry of Culture has helped to secure international performance opportunities for nine Taiwan-based music bands in three nations — namely Canada, Singapore, and Indonesia.
The Ministry of Culture is seeking to confer a presidential citation to renowned Taiwanese poet and writer Chou Meng-tieh, who died of complications from pneumonia at the age of 92 on May 1.
Tapping into the power of cloud technology, the Ministry of Culture is now offering an extensive digital database that is aimed at making Taiwan’s cultural wealth more available overseas through the internet.
The Taiwan Academy in Houston and Texas-based Rice University will screen two films by the Taiwan-based Malaysian director — “The River” and “Vive l'Amour” — on the university’s campus on May 3.
The annual Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF), one of the top professional platforms in Asia for documentaries, will accept entries from today until May 30, 2014.
A cast of visual- and hearing-impaired actors will be performing in a special play slated for Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park on May 30 and 31, and at the National University of Tainan on June 18 and 19.
The annual Youth Innovative Design Festival in Kaohsiung, which was launched in 2005 as a platform for aspiring creative design students based in southern Taiwan, is set to unfold at the Pier-2 Art Center from May 2 through 11.
Hundreds of artworks by both Taiwanese artists and renowned Western painters will be displayed at an exhibition featuring the art collections of Lin Ming-che, chairman of a Taipei-based fine arts foundation.
Japanese musical director Joe Hisaishi, best known for composing the scores for many of Japanese animation master's Hayao Miyazaki's productions, will perform in several concerts across Taiwan at the start of May.