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Musicians from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan to join forces in end-of-year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three musicians from different countries and backgrounds will unite in the upcoming concert Re-make in Asia on Sunday (Dec. 13) at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Ar...

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center begins Taiwan tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Taiwan tour will begin Wednesday (Dec. 2) in Taipei. The schedule of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS), whic...

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...

Kaohsiung to provide framework of post-pandemic global events

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 5 November 2020 - The city of Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan, will provide framework of global events for the post-pandemic era with new ideas and technology to hel...

Taiwan’s Weiwuying recognized at International Architecture Awards 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has won an award in the Museums and Cultural Buildings category of the International Architecture Awards 2020 (IAA)....

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'...

DPP initiates last minute canvassing ahead of S. Taiwan mayoral by-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With only two weeks remaining until Kaohsiung’s mayoral by-election, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Campaign Director Chao Tien-lin (趙天麟) said that starting Mond...

Online, real-world cultural events planned for Labor Day break

Several cultural events have been planned in Taiwan for over the Labor Day weekend, both online and in the real world, as organizers contemplate appropriate ways to stay connected with audiences amid ...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

AIT sponsors US high school students to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to celebrate educational and cultural exchanges as part of its 40th anniversary, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has sponsored a group of American students...

President Tsai pledges to deepen Taiwan-Netherlands ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Oct. 24 that the government will continue to strengthen Taiwan-Netherlands exchanges by expanding cooperation across a range of areas including trade and technology. The...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

Taiwan moved by classical movie concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Management of New Arts company has jumped on the bandwagon and will hold a concert that combines film soundtracks and classical music. Combining film soundtracks and...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung arts center named among world’s 100 greatest places

National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, southern Taiwan’s first national theater and the largest performing arts facility under one roof, has been named one of the world’s 100 greatest pla...

Cloud Gate and Tao Dance Theater prepare fitting encore for Lin Hwai-min in Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Cloud Gate and Tao Dance Theater will exchange dancers as Cloud Gate founder Lin Hwai-min (林懷民) presents his last show in an October tour that will stop in Kaohsiung, Taip...