The historic Zuoying Zhongshan Hall, a former performance venue and cinema used by the Navy and military dependents in Kaohsiung decades ago, will become the home of the southern branch of the Taiwan Xiqu Center.
Filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang, television drama director Jyu You-ning, publisher Hao Kuang-tsai, writer Liu Ke-shiang, and aboriginal novelist Ahronglong Sakinu have been recruited to promote the habit of reading in Taiwan.
The eight winning writers of the first-ever Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants were honored in a heartwarming ceremony on Aug. 30 at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Tainan.
A retrospective film festival on Hou Hsiao-hsien, one of the leading figures in Taiwan’s New Wave Cinema movement, will be held at the New York-based Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) from Sept. 12 to Oct. 17.
The Ministry of Culture has teamed up with Berlin-based nonprofit SidebySide Studio and French art center La Maison Laurentine to produce “Buddha on the Beach” at the Ars Electronica festival in the Austrian city of Linz.
Taiwanese artist Tsai Shih-hung, who is currently serving a three-month residency at the California-based 18th Street Arts Center, will be featured in an upcoming art show in Santa Monica from Sept. 6 to 26.
The Ministry of Culture is offering up to NT$1 million for the first-ever “Youth Go! Village Cultural Development Project Competition.” All those within the age range of 20 to 35 are welcome to submit a project proposal before Sept. 30.
A mixed media exhibition delving into the female psyche and the anxiety over external appearances will be held at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taichung from Aug. 30 through Nov. 11.
To showcase the winners of the 25th Golden Melody Awards for Traditional Arts and Music, the Taiwan Music Institute has organized a special installation at the Ministry of Culture’s Art Salon in New Taipei.
In light of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the four largest festivals in the Chinese-speaking sphere, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts will open its doors at nighttime to moon-gazing visitors from Sept. 6 to 8.