Taiwan will be represented by songstress Waa Wei, electronic duo My Skin Against Your Skin, and sound engineer DJ Code at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts this June.
A Taiwan-centric film festival will be held in Madrid from June 14 to mid-July to discuss the contemporary trends of immigration and urbanization through the eyes of four foreign-born Taiwanese directors.
Chang Shiuan and Lin Chih-liang, two contemporary composers from Taiwan, will present their works at the Mise-En Music Festival in New York, a five-day new music marathon that will run from June 10 to 14.
A retrospective exhibition on famed Japanese avant-garde artist Kusama Yayoi will be hosted by the Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts from June 6 through Aug. 30.
A joint exhibition featuring nine Taiwanese artists and their take on gender-related issues will take place at the Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts from June 6 through Aug. 16.
The Qingshui Service Area, a popular freeway rest area near Taichung, will host a set of paintings with a contemporary take on folk religion. The yearlong exhibition features artwork leased from Taiwan’s Art Bank.
“Treasure Map: The Folk Images in Taiwan,” an exhibition offering a modern interpretation of traditional folk symbols, will be available at the Nantou-based National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute through Oct. 18, 2015.
In recognition of his contributions to Taiwanese cinema and performing arts, a presidential citation has been awarded posthumously to late film director and actor George Wang at a memorial service on June 5.
Seven opera troupes and 14 opera class graduates brought together by a matchmaking program held by the National Center for Traditional Arts were introduced to the public on June 8.
Located next to the Tainan Railway Station, the Tainan Cultural and Creative Park reflects Tainan’s rich and diverse cultural features, making the new venue an ideal hotbed for nurturing cultural professionals.