Three film directors, each representing a different segment and era of Taiwan’s silver screen history, will be featured in the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, which is slated for May 13 through 24 this year.
Echo, io, and MJ116, three dynamic and stylistically different music bands, will be representing Taiwan at one of Asia’s largest music festivals — Music Matters in Singapore — from May 20 through 24.
The Ministry of Culture will organize a memorial concert and seek a posthumous presidential citation for the late Taiwanese composer Ma Shui-long, who passed away on May 2 at the age of 75.
To celebrate International Museum Day, the Bureau of Cultural Heritage has invited five private museums to participate in its nationwide Museum Month program by sponsoring exhibitions, research, and studies.
The annual Green Island Human Rights Festival encompasses musicals, films, and books. The festival organizers hope that the diverse programs will lead people to experience the dark pages in the history of the islet.
“Treasure Map: The Folk Images in Taiwan,” an exhibition offering a modern interpretation of traditional folk symbols, will be available at the Nantou-based National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute through Oct. 18, 2015.
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts will be hosting “Tai Chi-hsien: Imaginary Voyage — Odyssey’s Log Book,” a winning submission from the museum’s 2015 Digital Art Creation Competition, through June 21.
The annual Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF) island-wide tour is set to screen award-winning films from the festival’s competitions, productions by featured directors, and selected ones from different programs.
A special exhibition on Taiwan’s Plain Aborigines will be held at the National Taiwan Museum through Aug. 30, featuring a 17-meter-long animation of the “Kangxi Taiwan Map,” the museum’s most-coveted artifact.
The National Center for Traditional Arts has organized the fifth edition of “The Inheritance of Craftsmanship” exhibition series to showcase three families who have devoted several generations to the art of deity statues.