Taiwanese artists slated to discuss what hometown and shelter mean from their respective vantages with interdisciplinary installations, interactive performances, and monologues in a showcase at Bauhaus-Museum Weimar in central Germany.
Legendary puppetry master Chen Hsi-huang and renowned percussion musician Ju Tzong-ching have each received a National Cultural Award, a recognition of lifetime achievements by the Executive Yuan, on Aug. 20 at a ceremony in Taipei.
Premier Su Tseng-chang visited the National Taiwan Museum's newly renovated Railway Department Park on August 16, accompanied by Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te. The premier reminisced of the old days with long railroad journeys, and emphasized that the railway must maintain its competitiveness in a new era.
The 2019 Love Kaohsiung Lumière Festival, a project by Taiwanese event planning team Chill-Chill, and B'IN Live Co., has been awarded the 2020 Red Dot Award for Spatial Communication-Exhibition Design.
In addition to being one of the performers who have mastered the most Nanguan instruments in the nation, Lin Wu Su-xia's graceful gestures on stage and her authentic vocal style have contributed to her exceptional achievements in the Chinese classical music. The Tainan-born musician is also a Nanguan opera director and screenwriter.
Fan Man-nung has made outstanding contributions to flute music in the country, and has been given the moniker of "Taiwan Godmother of Flute Music." In addition to educating a whole new generation of younger flutists, she has engaged in performing and composing, organizing flute festivals, and founded flute ensembles and foundations.