Hakka writer Li Qiao and Taiwanese opera actress Tang Mei-yun have been named as the honorees of the 38th National Cultural Award for their superlative contributions to the worlds of literature and traditional arts.
The National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute is staging "Lifelike: Taiwan-Japan Bird Carving Crafts Exhibition" at its Taipei Branch through March 24 to showcase 53 works by Taiwanese and Japanese sculptors.
A retrospective exhibition on Shiy De-jinn — a late nativist painter known for his unique visual vocabulary derived from the cultures and landscapes of Taiwan — is taking place in four parts in Hsinchu, Changhua, Tainan, and Taitung.
Kaohsiung's San-he Tile Kiln is the only one of its kind remaining in this region. The fires of its historic kilns have stayed burning for over 80 years under the watchful eyes of three generations of the Li family.
Company founder and leader Lin Chin-lien has transformed the esoteric art of "Dance of Zhong Kui" into "ritual theater," using innovative methods to break down old taboos and pull back the curtain that once enshrouded this rite.