A workshop founded by the Bureau of Cultural Heritage for cultivating heritage restoration specialists began operations on May 31 with an opening ceremony held at the Cultural Heritage Park in central Taiwan.
President Bert Determann of the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT) signed an agreement on May 28 to extend Taiwan's role as the host of OISTAT's international headquarters by another five years.
Liao Wen-mi is recognized as a national preservationist for the "traditional masonry" category, which encompasses traditional Han architectural work and modern Japanese-style architecture. These skills remain indispensable today in the repair of Taiwan's tangible cultural heritage.
Founded in 1970, Jin-Ing-Ger Puppet Troupe began as a family act based in Kaohsiung and has since been expanding its audience base throughout Taiwan by generational creativity in utilizing special puppets that are enlarged in size and more personified in body movements.