Taiwan takes 2 gold, 2 silver medals at percussion event in Italy

Taiwan has won two gold and two silver medals at this year's Italy Percussion Competition, an annual event that has been held by the Italy Percussive Arts Society since 2003. The gold medals we...

Ju Percussion Group to showcase young talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ju Percussion Group will host two recitals featuring up-and-coming musicians at the Eslite Performance Hall on Sept. 25 and 26. The Ju Percussion Group has returned...

Taiwan Ju Percussion Group to launch tour in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will go on its first tour of Canada with quintet and 10-piece performances scheduled for Aug. 23, 24, and 31. To commemorate ...

Ju Percussion Group founder gives speech at Taiwan’s MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ju Tzong-Ching (朱宗慶), the founder and artistic director of the Ju Percussion Group, was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) Department of NGO Internatio...

Upcoming events in Taipei, August 8-18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is now halfway into the summer vacation, which means that kids might be feeling bored at home and parents are running out of plans. Nevertheless, there is still a lot t...

2019 Taiwan International Percussion Convention to kick off May 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 10th edition of the Taiwan International Percussion Convention (TIPC) will take place from May 24 through Jun. 1 and include a total of 15 performances at major art ve...

Japanese musician gave up NHK career to pursue dream in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japanese musician Koji Sakurai set foot in Taiwan 25 years ago and is now the music director of Ju Percussion Group’s upcoming year end concert “Long For.” ...

Christmas fun at Taipei Arena, Children’s Amusement Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced that a range of activities will take place at Taipei Arena, Taipei Children’s Amusement Park, National Taiwan Science Educ...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung will host 2017 EcoMobility Festival and Congress in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--In October Kaohsiung City will play host to the third EcoMobility World Festival and Congress. Eco-mobility is a term used to describe travel through integrated, socially incl...

Ju Percussion Group's founder inducted into PAS Hall of Fame

The founder of the Taiwan-based Ju Percussion Group has been inducted by the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) into its Hall of Fame for 2016. "I am surprised by this recognition and feel very honored,...

Oscar-winning Chinese composer to perform in Taiwan

Taipei, March 2 (CNA) Oscar-winning Chinese composer and conductor Tan Dun (??) is slated to cooperate with a Taiwanese orchestra and percussion group in an upcoming concert in Taipei in which he wi...

National Taichung Theater brings performance venue to central Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 23 (CNA) Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called "the pride of Taichung." Designed by Pritzk...

National Taichung Theater to open Nov. 23

Taipei, Nov. 21 (CNA) The National Taichung Theater will officially open Nov. 23, when Taiwanese opera company Ming Hwa Yuan will give a charity performance as part of the opening celebration, the ...

Taichung National Opera House to open in November

Taipei, Oct. 15 (CNA) A series of performances by prominent groups will take place at the Taichung National Opera House from November to celebrate the inauguration of the new opera house in central ...