Taiwan marked Oct. 27, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, with a donation ceremony of musical artifacts. The gracious donations will be put to good use as part of the 44,000-piece-strong collection of the Taiwan Music Institute.
The oral recordings of retired staff of the Taipei Railway Workshop will not only ensure their personal stories and maintenance methods are preserved, but will also help further the public's understanding of the nation's rail heritage.
Seredau's voice is rich and sticks in the mind with its keen, precise emotions and nimble application of the indigenous Paiwan language. Alarmed by the gradual decline in the traditional culture of her tribe, she has in recent years taken on the work of passing it along, spending years in her village teaching the ancient vocal techniques.
Anarchy Dance Theatre is a contemporary troupe that seeks to discover new theatrical possibilities by integrating elements of dance, theater, and technology. Since its establishment in 2010, it has been experimenting with new forms of dance for audiences to interpret the body and structure of dance from different perspectives.