Upcoming Events in Taipei, December 21 - 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The holiday season is here, and there are plenty of festive activities available over the next week for those in the Taipei area. Here are some upcoming events for Dec. 21...

Tibetan music and culture celebrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nepal-born singer Kelsang Chukie Tethong and Taiwan’s U-Theatre percussion group wowed a sold out crowd with traditional Tibetan music, at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen M...

Works of acclaimed Taiwanese photographer exhibited in HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chang Chao-tang (張照堂), an award-winning Taiwanese photographer whose black-and-white images have offered a glimpse of Taiwan’s rural society as early as the 1960s, i...

Singapore in spotlight at Taiwan NPM arts festival

The arts, culture and cuisine of Singapore will be celebrated at the monthlong Asian Art Festival that kicks off Oct. 6 at National Palace Museum Southern Branch. Focusing on a different country f...

Ministry of Education establishes host family system for overseas students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Ministry of Education held an event, Host Family Tea Reception for Overseas Students (中區境外學生x接待家庭相見歡茶會), on Sept. 29 to gather overseas students from 20 countries t...

2018 Taoyuan Land Art Festival in northern Taiwan to take place Sep 14 - 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taoyuan Land Art Festival (TLAF) will take place at three exhibition areas—Fugang in Yangmei, Zhongli Laojie Creek, and the Chintan Park—from Sep 14 to ...

Tibetan culture showcased and celebrated with five-month festival across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Tibetan Culture and Art Festival Taiwan kicked off on Sept. 7, with a traditional Tibetan art exhibition held at the at the National Center for Traditional Arts...

German city removes Erdogan statue over security concerns

BERLIN (AP) — A golden statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that was installed at an art festival whose motto is "Bad news" has been taken down after authorities in the German city of Wies...

Provocative Erdogan statue erected for German art festival

BERLIN (AP) — A golden effigy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan evoking the famous statue of Saddam Hussein has been erected in a central German city as part of an art festival whose motto is ...

Indonesians in Taiwan celebrate their Independence Day in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesians living in Taiwan joined a celebration in honor of Indonesian Independence Day on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the 2/28 Peace Park near the National Taiwan Museum in Taip...

Sand sculpture display in a community with 3D wall murals in SW Taiwan attracts visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The sand sculpture exhibition of the annual Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival held in Taiwan’s southwest coast was moved from the traditional site, a beach, into ...

Light sculpture lights up 2018 Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival in southwest coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the summer vacation has begun, Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration (SCNSAA) is warming up the 2018 Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival, a large-scale a...

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 2...

Taipei New Horizon Art Festival now open for submissions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taipei New Horizon Art Festival (TNHAF) is accepting submissions from April 19 through July 1. Organized by Taipei New Horizon Foundation (TNHF), the fest is d...

Urban Nomad continues to push the envelope at Taipei's Tiger Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –This past weekend, Urban Nomad Opening Freakout exceeded expectations in a celebration of indie music and art. Urban Nomad Opening Freakout was not going to be stopped b...