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South Taiwan's Kaohsiung Pride parade attracts over 60,000 in 11th year

More than 60,000 people took part in the 11th Kaohsiung Pride parade -- the largest crowd in its history -- under the theme of "We! Around You!" in the southern city Saturday, according to t...

Piano virtuoso returns to native Taiwan for twin concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Musical wunderkind Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌) has returned to his birthplace to channel two Romantic era greats, marking the 250th birthday of Beethoven and 180th year since the b...

Yo-Yo Ma praises Taiwan in first live performance since February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — World-renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) took the stage at the Taipei Music Center on Tuesday (Nov. 10) in his first live performance since February and praised Taiw...

Full text of President Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan National Day address

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Saturday, in which she stressed her administration's determination to safeguard Taiwan's national security and outlined the coun...

Taiwan indigenous singer Abao biggest winner at Golden Melody Awards

Indigenous Taiwanese singer Abao's "Kinakaian" ("Mother Tongue") emerged as the biggest winner at the 31st Golden Melody Awards in Taipei Saturday. "Kinakaian" won...

Taiwanese talent win top prizes at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese talent took home many of the top prizes Saturday at the island's annual Golden Melody Awards, which attracts celebrities and musicians from across the Chinese-speaking ...

2020 Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards: Winners list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) ceremony at Taipei Music Center on Saturday (Oct. 3) was originally slated for July but postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Th...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards ceremony set to sparkle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The 2020 Golden Melody Awards ceremony is to take place at Taipei Music Center from 7 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 3). Known as Taiwan's Grammys, the Golden Melody Awards ...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards for music to rock on Saturday

The 2020 Golden Melody Awards for music, Taiwan's equivalent of the Grammys, will be held Saturday in Taipei, with over 160 nominated entries vying for 27 awards. A total of 1,348 albums and ex...

Stunning looks on the red carpet at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

Stunning gowns and head-turning looks made their way down the red carpet Saturday evening at the 55th Golden Bell Awards being held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. The event, Taiwan'...

Taiwan one of only four countries to host 2020 Nuit Blanche

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Nuit Blanche Taipei features over 100 contemporary artists' installations and performances that will run from 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 to 6 a.m. the next day. Nuit Bla...

Taipei Music Center ousts CEO less than month after opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Less than a month after its opening, Taipei Music Center has ousted its CEO, songwriter Austin Peng (彭季康), reports said Saturday (Sept. 12). Based in the Taipei distric...

Taiwan folk singer suddenly collapses and dies on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese folk singer Yen Yung-neng (嚴詠能) suddenly collapsed and died while performing in southern Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5). While taking a break on a bench during ...

Taiwan concert Super Slippa 2020 lineup released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Super Slippa 2020 (超犀利趴), which will feature 18 bands, is slated to run at Taipei Arena from Aug. 22-23. The concert, which is entering its 11th season, will be hosted ...

Taipei Valentine's Day 2020 to feature concert, fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese capital is celebrating this year's Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Festival) with an open-air concert and fireworks spectacle that defies social dist...