Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Qionglin Village in Kinmen on Nov. 23 to learn about the preservation and revitalization progress of Kinmen’s Qionglin Settlement and its ancestral worship of the Tsai lineage.
The National Taiwan Museum, a national heritage site dating back to 1908, formally reopened its doors on Nov. 20 after a two-month project on restoring its original visage and upgrading its exhibition capabilities.
Deputy Culture Minister Dr. Pierre Tzu-pao Yang made a special trip to Paris on Nov. 20 to join the Taiwan-France Cultural Awards and congratulate this year's laureates – theater director Patrice Martinet and the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies.
As one of the best-preserved sites out of the 150 remaining settlements in Kinmen, Qionglin Village embodies important tangible and intangible assets of Minnan culture, including architecture, folk culture, and traditional rituals. Qionglin was the first of its kind in Kinmen to be registered as a national heritage site.
Voleur du Feu Theatre is a Taiwan-based group that aims to explore original screenplays and interpret contemporary literature and world classics from the perspective of Taiwan. The theater’s latest work, 'Qibla,' is a literature-derived piece produced in collaboration with the National Museum of Taiwan Literature.