Operated by the Public Television Service (PTS), TV channel 14 will begin broadcasting on July 1 as Taiwan's first TV channel exclusively dedicated to Taiwanese-language content. Its programs will not only be available on all cable TV systems across Taiwan but also on multimedia-on-demand (MOD) services.
The first board of directors and supervisors of the Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TCCA) met for the first time on July 17. In a press conference after the inaugural meeting, the agency pointed out that rejuvenating Taiwan's creative sector is its primary goal.
The Ministry of Culture's Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development (BAMID) held a press conference on June 26 in Taipei to kick off the 30th Golden Melody Awards & Festival (GMA), Taiwan's most prestigious musical event which will run from June 26 through 29 this year.
The Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts will pay tribute to a rare flower that bloomed in southern Taiwan over ninety years ago — Le Moulin Poetry Society — by hosting a special exhibition on the art movements of 1930s Taiwan.
Taiwan artist Yao Jui-chung specializes in photography, installation art, and paintings. The themes of his works are varied, but they primarily all examine the absurdity of the human condition. His pieces have made their way into private collections in Taiwan and abroad.
Tsai Wen-hua is one of the few living artisans in Taiwan knowledgeable about all aspects of the Donggang King Boat Ceremony, including the history, the structure of the boat, and the manufacturing artistry. This knowledge has won him the title "walking dictionary" of king's boats.