Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Changhua's Lukang Township, the revered hub of traditional crafts in Taiwan, to meet with honored craftsmen, act as chief celebrant at the Lu Ban Public Banquet, and visit the national historic site of Lungshan Temple.
The shortlist for the 7th Golden Comic Awards was announced on June 14 – a total of 24 submissions out of 118 competing entries was nominated for the awards after initial review. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Aug. 2.
Authors and translators celebrated the completion of sixteen foreign-language editions of iconic Taiwanese publications – seven in English, four in Japanese, three in Korean, one in French, and one in Swedish – at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature.
Zhu De-yong is a renowned cartoonist in Taiwan who uses sarcastic and humorous comic strips to reflect his observations on society. He has the uncanny ability to portray single, married, and work life from both male and female perspectives.
Puppet Beings Theatre is a versatile troupe that has mastered different forms of puppetry, such as marionettes, paper puppets, glove puppets, shadow puppets, stick puppets, and masks, showing the limitless scope of contemporary puppetry.