Taipei and Taichung to jointly hold arts carnival in Spring 2019

2019 marks the 11th year of Taiwan International Festival of Arts


TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 11th Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA) will kick off in February and last until June 2019 in the two cities of Taipei and Taichung with assorted programs presented by renowned domestic and international artists.

2019 TIFA will be held at the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) in Taipei from Feb.16 to Apr. 21. It will bring a series of 19 diversified performances of theater, dance, and music, as well as several peripheral activities to create an entire artistic atmosphere.

Meanwhile, National Taichung Theater (NTT) is going to jointly accommodate venues to bring 11 exciting performances, with the main theme of "Youth," in a connected program series conducted by the TIFA event organizer. The 2019 NTT-TIFA will run from March 9 to June 16 and welcome Taichung-based audiences to come.

Officially launched in 2009, Taiwan International Festival of Arts has proven to be one of the most exciting and anticipated annual art events for introducing Taiwanese audience to global trends through performing arts, as well as for displaying the local creative energy on an international stage.

Some of the highlights include an orchestral performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, 'Drums in the Night' by German theater master Bertolt Brecht, and solo dance "kNOwn Face" LEE Chen-Wei, along with more presentations.

Ticket sales for the two art events officially open to the public from Dec.1, 2018, with the price for each performance ranging from NT$500 up to NT$5000. Furthermore, an advanced purchase with 20% off for NTCH members is open from Nov. 24 – 30, 2018.

Visit the official websites of Taiwan International Festival of Arts for further detailed information.