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MOC touts poetry collection for boosting Taiwan-Vietnam literary exchanges

A collection of poems by Taiwan author Wu Sheng translated into Vietnamese is helping enhance cultural and literary exchanges with the Southeast Asian country, according to the Ministry of Culture Mar...

Lin Chun-ying wins Novel Award at 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The prize award ceremony of the 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards, which has a total purse of NT$2.4 million (about US$80,000), took place at the auditorium of the National Museum ...

Winners and selected works of 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Winners and selected works of the 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards, which has a total purse of NT$2.4 million (about US$80,000), were unveiled on Nov. 21. A total of 141 litera...

Taichung Prefectural Hall to transform into contemporary art hub for Taiwan's artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung Prefectural Hall (臺中州廳) will be transformed into a center dedicated to Taiwanese art as part of the Ministry of Culture’s effort to revitalize the centr...

175 museums, cultural venues across Taiwan free to public today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To celebrate Oct. 17 Taiwan Culture Day, 175 museums and cultural venues will be free and open to the public today, announced the Ministry of Culture (MOC) yesterday (Oct. 16)....

NMTL in southwestern Taiwan launches AI museum guide system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan has launched a software package for a smartphone-based tour guide app as part of a nationwi...

Taiwan's Top 10 Museums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is blessed with an abundance of museums offering insights into just about anything you can think of. They are popular with tourists and locals alike and many are highly ...

Taiwan institutions to mark International Museum Day with free entry, special events

More than 40 institutions across Taiwan will offer free entry and host special events May 18 to mark International Museum Day. Many of the country’s leading artistic, historical and scientif...

Ministry of Culture rolls out 3D modeling program to recreate Taiwan’s historical monuments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A number of Taiwan’s past iconic monuments will be brought back to life as part of the Ministry of Culture’s (MOC) initiative to establish the “Taiwan H...

Southeast Asian Literature Forum in Taiwan to kick off in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- 2018 Southeast Asian Literature Forum in Taiwan—involving local writers, publishing industry figures and six top talents from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippin...

Taiwan Literature Awards prize-giving to take place at NMTL in Tainan Dec 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The award ceremony of the Taiwan Literature Awards, which has been widely recognized as the top literature honor of the country, will take place at the auditorium of the Nationa...

Taiwan Literature Awards encourage contemporary writers to compose in their mother tongues

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — The ceremony of the 2017 Taiwan Literature Awards was held on Saturday at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) in Tainan. The Awards are often referred to a...

2017 Taiwan Literature Awards unveiled

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News ) --Winning and selected works for the 2017 Taiwan Literature Awards, which has a total purse of NT$2.4 million, were unveiled on Nov. 15, and the biggest winner is novelist Lan M...

A pilgrimage to the old Tainan, capital of early Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I feel obliged to write about Tainan, where I grew up, not because it is my home city but because there are so many interesting places to talk about in the oldest city on the isl...

Top 10 Alternative Places to visit in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the old capital of Taiwan and home to a sizable proportion of the country’s architectural and historic heritage, Tainan is a fixture on the tourist on the tourist trai...