Established in 1996, the Taiwan-France Culture Award was renewed for the fifth time by Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun and Jean-Robert Pitte, tenured secretary of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, to continue enhancing cultural exchanges among Taiwan, France, and Europe through 2025.
The 26th Art Taipei fair will be held at the Taipei World Trade Center from Oct. 18 through 21. This year, Asia's longest-running art fair has invited 141 top galleries from 12 countries to exhibit their works in Taiwan and hold lectures that resonate with the fair theme of "Reproduction of Light."
Wu Ke-xi is a Taiwanese actress best known for her long-time collaboration with filmmaker Midi Z. Throughout her career, Wu has always pushed the boundaries of her craft and talent to try out a wide variety of films that feature unique characters.
Taiwan author and Golden Tripod laureate Arlene Hsing — whose works encompass issues of multiculturalism, transitional justice, gender equality, local identity, and children's rights — has passed away on Oct. 16. She was 46.