Art Taipei launches on Thursday without hitch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Art Taipei 2020, an art event that features 77 galleries worldwide and 11 forums, kicked off Thursday (Oct. 22) and runs through Sunday at hall one of the World Trade Cente...

Open House Taipei unveils 74 mysterious spaces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Open House Taipei features 74 private spaces that will be open to the public for free on Nov. 28-29. Originating in London, 1992, "Open House" has taken ...

2020 Taipei Fashion Week SS21 highlights digital pop art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2020 Taipei Fashion Week SS21, organized by the Ministry of Culture, is kicking off Tuesday (Oct. 6) with a grand opening party at Songshan Cultural Park scheduled for the...

National Day light show to illuminate Taiwan's Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's National Day light show will kick off at the Presidential Office Building Tuesday evening (Oct. 6). The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) has o...

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 ...

Fireworks show marking Hennessy's 150th anniversary set for Sept. 25 in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Artist Cai Guo-qiang (蔡國強) will set off a daytime fireworks art show in Cognac, France, that will be live streamed online Friday (Sept. 25). Cai is set to launch a commi...

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 Treasure Hill Light Festival rocks out with two days and nights of concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Treasure Hill Light Festival gathers 16 groups of Taiwanese artists and their installations for two days and nights of concerts featuring indie rock bands starting Sa...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt launches another new project for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt launched a new project for Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 12). After sharing a co-produced short film “Lost in Taiwan” on Friday (Sept. 11),...

US star Joseph Gordon-Levitt releases 'Lost in Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt shared a co-produced short film titled 'Lost in Taiwan' on Friday (Sept. 11). Having appeared in films such as "500 Day...

Taiwan one of only three countries to host 2020 Dîner en Blanc

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The worldwide Dîner en Blanc will take place at an as-yet-unannounced Taipei location on Oct. 3 this year. Originating in Paris, France, in 1988, the Dîner ...

Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher lucky winners announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lucky winners of the second launch of the Arts Fun vouchers were announced on Tuesday (Sept. 8). Culture Minister Lee Yung-te (李永得) was in attendance for the online...

2.5 million people register for Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher 2.0 drawing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The amount of people registering for the Arts Fun 2.0 voucher drawing has reached 2.5 million as of Sept. 6. In order to give a boost to the arts in Taiwan during the C...

Taiwan's 'Turandot' biggest performance of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A performance of Puccini's opera "Turandot" by the National Kaohsiung Weiwuying (衛武營) Center for the Arts, on Friday night (Aug. 28) was the "world'...

Taipei Music Center opens after long construction period

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Music Center in Nankang District officially opened on Thursday (Aug. 27) with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), Culture Minister Li Yu...