Taiwan culture minister wants to leave government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the Cabinet of Premier William Lai (賴清德) resigned Friday, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) said on Facebook she wanted to leave government as her mission had been accomp...

Taipei Chinese Orchestra to play in New York for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Orchestra will play in New York City for the first time on the evening of Nov. 6. Chinese Grammy-winning pipa virtuoso Wu Man (吳蠻) will team up with the...

EasyCard unveils Chiang Wei-shui cards to mark Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To celebrate Taiwan Culture Day as well as the 97th anniversary of Taiwan Cultural Association (TCA) which paved way to Taiwan's democracy movement and national awareness ca...

175 museums, cultural venues across Taiwan free to public today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To celebrate Oct. 17 Taiwan Culture Day, 175 museums and cultural venues will be free and open to the public today, announced the Ministry of Culture (MOC) yesterday (Oct. 16)....

Tainan Art Museum to open to the public in December, establish Taiwan’s first painting restoration facilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tainan Art Museum (台南市美術館) announced that the first two halls of the museum will open their doors for the first time on Dec. 15, reported CNA. In adding to the good...

Taiwan Culture Minister signs accord with French museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her visit to France, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) signed a cooperation accord with the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, a Paris museum w...

China forces Spanish university to cancel Taiwan cultural events

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday expressed strong discontent over China for pressuring a university in Spain in October last year to cancel events aimed at promoting Taiwan culture. The mi...

Taiwan’s culture minister delivers ‘national historic site’ declaration to Qing-era Chen Yue-ji Residence in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) on Sunday personally delivered the document that declares the Qing-era Chen Yue-ji Residence (陳悅記祖宅) in Taipei as a ...

French vlogger says Taiwan has more of a future than S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A French vlogger has attracted many new fans in Taiwan after he released a video on Saturday (June 30) saying that he has left South Korea to live in Taiwan instead because, &q...

Taiwan celebrates Cinco de Mayo this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Around Taiwan, there are a number of celebrations happening this week to commemorate Cinco de Mayo (May 5). Cinco de Mayo is popular holiday that celebrates Mexican culture, foo...

5 taboos for daughters on 2nd day of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are many superstitions associated with Lunar New Year and a Taiwanese numerology expert has listed five traditional taboos adult daughters must observe today (初二), the se...

Cafe highlighting Taiwan indigenous culture opens in Malaysia

A cultural cafe and store offering agricultural products, delicacies and handicrafts from Taiwan’s indigenous tribes opened Jan. 28 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, spotlighting government efforts to...

GACC unveils Taiwan cultural promotion agenda for 2018

Taipei City-based General Association of Chinese Culture will institute a variety of projects ranging from original TV programming to pop culture exhibitions over the coming year, aiming to further pr...

Culture festival in Hong Kong highlights diverse Taiwan arts

A series of concerts, film screenings and theater performances are set to kick off Nov. 10 in Hong Kong as part of the 12th Taiwan Culture Festival, a monthlong event showcasing the nation’s div...

Taiwan signs MOU with France, establishes first Taiwan studies program in Paris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between Taipei Representative Office in France, the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the School for Adva...