The Legislative Yuan passed the draft bill governing the implementation of transitional justice in Taiwan on Dec. 5. The bill is touted as another building block in the foundation of Taiwan's ever-deepening democracy.
In preparation for the 'Reconstruction of Taiwan Music History' project, the Ministry of Culture held a two-day symposium on Dec. 2 and 3 to explore the current situation and future prospects of Taiwan's music history.
Deputy Culture Minister Dr. Pierre Tzu-pao Yang delivered a talk at King's College London on Nov. 23, in which he explained how Taiwan hopes to promote cultural equality by combining culture with technology in an innovative manner.
Dubbed the 'Chopin of Taiwan,' Jiang Wen-ye was one of the most talented composers born in colonial Taiwan and the first Taiwanese composer to win an Olympic medal at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin. However, he was sent to labor camp during the Cultural Revolution.
Embracing the concept of 'hybrid,' Luxury Logico incorporates music, visual art, and installation to explore human society, and to find balance between technology and culture. The group's latest work was the kinetic flaming cauldron commissioned by the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei.