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...

Fulong sand sculpture festival coming to New Taipei April 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 11th edition of the annual Fulong International Sand Sculpture Arts Festival is coming to New Taipei on April 21. For the first time in the history of the festival, ups...

Turkish president recites Muslim prayer at the Hagia Sophia

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has recited an Islamic prayer in the Hagia Sophia, a historic Istanbul landmark that has become a symbol of interfaith and diplomatic tensions. Spe...

Spring Scream’s inland move sends chill through tourism industry in Taiwan’s southernmost beach town

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A planned move of the venue for this year’s “Spring Scream” music and art festival, which is part of the annual Kenting Music Festival, has sent a chill th...

Tourism Bureau announces year-round schedule of recommended activities: ‘2018 Taiwan Tourism Events’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s tourism authority announced the “2018 Taiwan Tourism Events” on Tuesday morning in Taipei, including 47 international level events and 48 national...

'We Are South' art and music festival in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People in Southern Taiwan can look forward to a weekend full of music, art, and food as part of the We Are South festival happening in Kaohsiung this weekend, from Dec. 15...

Kaohsiung street artist announces plans for Taiwan's largest village of murals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular Kaohsiung artist, Bamboo (楊惟竹), announced during the Walliors Street Art Festival in Kaohsiung this week a plan to create a proper mural village within the next 3...

NPM Southern Branch hosts Indian Festival of Light

National Palace Museum Southern Branch is set to stage the Indian Festival of Light Oct. 29 in Chiayi County as part of government efforts strengthening Taiwan-India exchanges under the New Southbound...

Provocative sculpture rejected by Louvre finds new home

PARIS (AP) — A huge abstract sculpture deemed too obscene for the regal gardens of the Louvre Museum has found a new home at Paris' edgier Pompidou Center. The sculpture was unveiled...

Nuit Blanche art festival kicks off in Taipei Saturday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual cultural festival Nuit Blanche is about to kick off on Saturday night with an abundance of performances, live concerts, exhibitions, and forums in different par...

Golden Pin Design Award announces 2017 Design Mark recipients

After heated Secondary Selection rounds that took place in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Taipei, a total of 410 entries have been selected to receive a coveted Design Mark. These entries are now in...