The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development has announced the shortlist of films from mainland China that are allowed to be commercially released in Taiwan this year. The 12-film selection is determined through a combination of lottery draws and awards.
'Igniting The Stories Behind Taiwan Jade' at the National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung will tell how early islanders discovered the value of jade, and how the prized commodity drove the transformation of Taiwan.
A sculpture exhibition featuring the whimsical menagerie of artist Hung Yi is being staged at the Taipei Branch of the National Taiwan Craft and Research Institute to mark the first-year anniversary of the branch's establishment.
Chien Wen-pin is a notable conductor who has helped Taiwan's orchestras gain global fame. His achievements in attracting local concertgoers and connecting Taiwan's classic music with the international scene have led him to become designated artistic director of the upcoming National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts.
To preserve the resolute spirit of the author of “The Indomitable Rose” and 'A Declaration of Peace,' the Yang Kui Memorial Hall was established in his hometown of Xinhua District in Tainan with the support of his descendants.