Scheduled for May 19 through Aug. 4, the 2018 National Cultural Heritage Congress & Forums will be held across Taiwan and its outlying islands to gather public views and ideas on cultural heritage preservation.
After six years of preparation, the National Human Rights Museum will officially open on May 17 as the first museum that combines historic sites with national memories of an authoritarian regime in Asia.
Dubbed the "Hans Christian Anderson of Hakka Literature," Chang Chieh-ming is a contemporary Hakka author of children's literature known for his use of humorous colloquial language and provision of phonetics and explanations in his stories.
Yang Xiu-qing is one of the last remaining professional chant-singers in Taiwan and a major promoter of the Taiwanese-language "gezai" narrative song form. The combination of her lyrics with folk and various traditional theatrical musical styles has set down a firm foundation for this unique vocal tradition.