To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Taiwanese-language films, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun outlined her policies for preserving the historical value and cultural features of Taiwan's homegrown movies.
The Taipei-based National Taiwan Museum, the oldest museum of natural history in Taiwan, celebrated its 108th anniversary by revealing a number of precious treasures and sharing stories on their donors.
To foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the cultural communities of Southeast Asia and Taiwan, a grants program offered by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China will accept proposals through Oct. 31, 2016.
The Lanyang Artist-in-Residency Program will run for six weeks from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2016. Participating artists are required to serve a minimum residency of 30 days. Open to all international artists, the application deadline is Aug. 30, 2016.
Known as the Father of Taiwanese Cinema, the revered filmmaker made his mark with 'wholesome realism' that highlighted the bright side and positive attitude in the lives of working-class people in Taiwan.
Ado is an indigenous singer who believes that Taiwan needs the mental strength and positive attitude like that of the Amis people to overcome the nation's turbulent past, and that she can bring such healing power with her music.