The 2018 Creative Expo Taiwan running from April 18 through 22 will explore new possibilities of design through culture-driven thinking and connect all areas of life to boost the creativity of Taiwan. Over 700 brands and design houses are in attendance.
The Bureau of Cultural Heritage held a forum on April 12 to explore preservation strategies for the North-South Light Rail of the Taiwan Sugar Railways, a sugar-hauling line that was constructed in the 1950s.
Inaugurated by Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun on April 16, the Taiwan Comic Base has been renovated from an old building to serve as a foundational cornerstone for developing Taiwan's comics industry.
As a comic book collector and historian dedicated to promoting Taiwan comics, Hong De-lin has collected over 60,000 tomes. He also published the first encyclopedia of Taiwan comics in the 1990s, and established the first comics museum in Taipei to offer insights into the development of comic book culture in Taiwan.
Tu Duu-chih is a pioneering sound editor who brought live recording, synchronized sound, and Dolby encoding techniques to Taiwan's film industry. His talent has been recognized by a stunning twelve Golden Horse Awards and the Cannes' Best Use of Sound Design for Hou Hsiao-hsien's 2001 classic "Millennium Mambo."