Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung to pool together resources for the preservation, display, and promotion of Taiwan’s original comics.
The Taiwan Music Institute will hold a special exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Folk Song Fieldwork Movement, in which senior musicians searched for the musical roots of Taiwanese culture in the 1960s.
Prolific Tao author Syaman Rapongan has released the Japanese edition of his 2014 autobiographical novel 'Drifting Dreams on the Ocean,' marking his status as one of the most-translated indigenous writers from contemporary Taiwan.
Through short and concise language, Syaman Rapongan has been writing with deep emotions about his traditional Tao world on Orchid Island. He is able to describe and analyze it because he once left it for more than 10 years to lead a city life.
2017 Golden Horse Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year Hu Ding-yi has created sound effects for more than 100 Taiwan films. He is known as somewhat of an audile – a person whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor.