A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on May 18 for the newly launched National Human Rights Museum, which can be seen as Taiwan's contribution to the international promotion of human rights and a tribute to the importance of museums.
The National Taiwan Museum has been commissioned to receive and preserve cultural artifacts from the presidential and vice presidential collection. Upon transfer from Academia Historica, these artifacts will soon be displayed for the public to enjoy.
Xi Mu-rong is a well-established Taiwan poet, essayist, and artist of Mongolian descent. Best known for her ability to convey powerful emotions and vivid images through moving language, her poems mostly revolve around the theme of nostalgia.
In the Hakka community of Xinpu, the brilliant orange of the sun-dried persimmons is a sight that has enraptured many a visitor. Persimmon dyeing is a distinctive local craft that has grown from the area's dried persimmon industry, and one that has opened up opportunities for local cultural operations.