“The Place Where We Belong,” a contemporary art exhibition curated by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, will be held at the Taiwan Academy in New York between March 27 and May 30.
A free lecture on Taiwan’s unique “campus folk rock” culture will be held in New York on March 30; Chou Hsing-lih, a songwriter active during the student-led music movement, will lead the discussion.
Taiwan’s top erhu player Lo Tang-hsuan will perform at the Musee Guimet in Paris on March 28. The concert, titled “The Thousand-Year Legacy of Erhu Music,” will also feature Taiwanese artists Wu Chih-feng and Lu Nien-tzu.
Taiwan-based Grimm Press has been named Asia’s best children’s publisher by the 2014 Bologna International Children’s Book Fair, becoming the first publishing house in the Chinese-speaking world to ever receive the honor.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai attended the premiere of “Sunshine after the Rain” on March 21. The high-definition television drama series was subsidized by the Ministry with a funding of NT$45 million in 2012.
To celebrate Earth Day, the National Taiwan Museum will hold a three-day film festival at its South Gate Park. A total of 8 environment-conscious movies and documentaries will be aired on April 13, 19, and 20.
As one of the artists in partnership with the 2014 Digital Art Creative Project, Wu I-yeh will hold a digital media exhibition at the Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts from March 22 through June 8.
A series of events to be held in Yilan will explore how one of the most prosperous Taiwanese regions in the 1920s has helped to shape the cultural landscape of the nation today.
The 2014 Craft, Music, Dance & Theater Art Festival, an event combining performing arts with crafts, will run till May at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute in Nantou County.
Featuring a diverse lineup of performances by 59 groups from 11 countries, including Germany, Sweden, Egypt, Brazil, and Japan, the 2014 Tainan Arts Festival will kick off on April 5 in southern Taiwan.