Taiwan singer Jolin's 'Ugly Beauty' nominated for 7 Golden Melody awards

Music and music video from the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依林)'s 14th music studio album "Ugly Beauty" have been nominated for awards in seven categories in this year's Golde...

Taiwanese indigenous singer 'Sangpuy' makes debut at NTCH

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s indigenous singer Sangpuy’s (桑布伊) debut concert will take place at the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) (國家兩廳院) from April 12-14. Sangpuy i...

Taipei Lantern Fest grand finale to feature Tokyo Disney carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival will reach its climax when a carnival parade takes place in Ximending on Sunday (Feb. 24), bringing an end to the nine-day event with ente...

Amis pop band fosters pride in indigenous melodies

Influences from Taiwan’s aboriginal music are emerging as a growing force in the nation’s pop scene. One of the main figures in that movement is Suana Emuy Cilangasan, a songwriter from th...

Wang Leehom to perform free concert in Taipei's Da'an Forest Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese-American pop superstar Wang Leehom (王力宏) will perform a free concert at Da’an Forest Part in Taipei City on Jan. 1, 2019. The concert will begin at 6:00...

International musicians to feature in 3-day music event in Taiwan's oldest city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Currently filled with crowds for the five-day "Pokémon GO Safari Zone" event, Taiwan's southern city of Tainan is preparing to host the second annual ...

Taiwan indigenous musician sounds clarion call for cultural, environmental well-being

Sangpuy Katatepan Mavaliyw, a musician from Taiwan’s Pinuyumayan tribe, is cleareyed about the importance of environmental conservation, making it a central theme in his latest album “Yaan...

Taiwan mounts campaign to promote pop music in New Southbound nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Culture kick-started an initiative to promote Taiwan’s pop music in the New Southbound countries at a press event on Aug. 28, first eyeing the market...

Hong Kong pop star dies in fall

Taipei, Aug. 5 (CNA) Hong Kong singer-songwriter Ellen Joyce Loo, who was awarded Best Arrangement at the 28th Golden Melody Awards in Taipei last year, died in a fall from a building in Happy Valley,...

Exhibition spotlighting Taiwan folk religion to kick off in Los Angeles

An exhibition exploring folk religious customs will kick off July 21 at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles as part of government efforts to foster international awareness of the nation’s cultural...

Taichung Flora Expo to debut theme song by Taiwanese pop singer named event ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizers of the Taichung World Flora Exposition (台中世界花博) announced Thursday that Taiwanese singer-songwriter and Golden Melody Awards winner Wu Tsing-fong (吳青峰) will...

Taiwan singer Jam Hsiao slammed by book writer for feminine costume at Golden Melody Awards, sparking debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singers Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) was invited to host the 2018 Golden Melody Awards, but regained media attention 11 days after the event for his red carpet look. US-born out...

Golden Melody Awards: Veterans take top awards

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) Music veterans Eason Chan and Lala Hsu on Saturday took top awards at the 29th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan's biggest music awards event. Hong Kong singer Chan took home t...

2018 'Ho-Hai-Yan Rock Festival' in Gongliao starts in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 18th annual "Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival" will be held at Fulong Beach from July 27 - 29. (Photo by Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Gove...

Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao to host 2018 Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao will host the 2018 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) on June 23 at the Taipei Arena. At a press conference May 22, Jam said that he didn't "agree...