Thirty-eight outstanding screenplays were chosen to vie for NT$4 million in cash prizes at the 2018 Excellent Screenplay Award ceremony on April 15. The star-studded event at Taipei New Horizon was organized by the Taiwan Film Institute.
From April 3 through Dec. 15, the Jing-Mei White Terror Memorial Park will play host to the National Human Rights Museum's special exhibition in honor of Freedom of Speech Day 2019: "Unjust Deadline—Postwar Journalists."
Under the nation's flagship New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Culture launched the Southeast Asia Advisory Committee in 2015. This year's events taking place in Taiwan from April 24 to 27 will encompass film screenings, forums, and workshops.
In line with the "Earth Day 2019 — Protect Our Species" global campaign, a series of activities will take place on April 20 and 21 at the National Taiwan Museum's Nanmen Park to raise awareness on the plight of wildlife species in urban areas.
Choral conductor Du Hei is the founder of the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation for Culture and Education who plays a key role in promoting Taiwan's choir music and facilitating international exchanges through choir organizations.
Cheng Mei was a famous architect and a 2014 winner of the National Award for Arts who died April 11 of pneumonia at the age of 90. The Ministry of Culture will apply for a presidential citation to honor the late leader of Taiwan's architectural policy reforms.