Five feature films and two short films from Taiwan will be screened at the upcoming Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, in which military drama “Paradise in Service” has been shortlisted for the prestigious Halekulani Golden Orchid Awards.
Taiwanese diva A-Lin, award-winning rock singer Luantan Ascent, and rapper Dwagie will join hundreds of other talented performers at this year’s CMA Music Marathon, the world’s largest showcase for emerging artists in New York.
With the full support of Premier Jiang Yi-huah, the Ministry of Culture’s budget for the year 2015 has been raised to NT$17 billion (US$560.74 million), representing a 3.1% increase from NT$16.5 billion in 2014.
The Ministry of Culture is offering up to NT$1 million for the first-ever “Youth Go! Village Cultural Development Project Competition.” All those within the age range of 20 to 35 are welcome to submit a project proposal before Sept. 30.
The 2014 Hualien Cultural and Creative Industry Expo will showcase the coastal county’s renowned stone sculptures, rock art, wood carvings, organic weaves and dyes, and agricultural produce from Sept. 13 through Nov. 16.
As part of the drive to return to a more environmentally conscious and eco-friendly society, an exhibition featuring only crafts projects made with natural materials will be held at the Jou Jou Mountain Eco-Art Hall in Nantou until Dec. 7.
The fourth edition of the Digital Performing Arts Festival, Taiwan’s premier showcase of mixed media and innovation in the performing arts, will take place from Oct. 24 through Nov. 16 at selected cities across the nation.
A total of ten groups, including bands from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and South Korea, will help promote the performing arts in southern Taiwan at the 2014 Wei-Wu-Ying Arts Festival that will run from Oct. 7 to Nov. 22.
The National Center for the Traditional Arts has invited delegations from Japan, South Korea, China, and Thailand to join Taiwan’s aboriginal artists for the 13th Asia-Pacific Traditional Arts Festival from Sept. 27 to Oct. 26.
The first “Memory of the World” event in Taiwan aims to introduce the concepts of documentary heritage preservation, and highlight the preservation of and access to documentary heritage related to “Memory of Taiwan.”