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Taiwan's NPAC Chairman Henry Kao pushes for ESG art sponsorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan National Performing Arts Center's (NPAC) new chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) aims to make sponsoring art events newly fashionable. The I-Mei Foods Co. chairman star...

Entrepreneur Henry Kao becomes Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Performing Arts Center's new chairman is rolling up his sleeves and looking to popularize classical music. I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高...

Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chooses businessman Henry Kao as chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday (March 30) that I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) had been elected as chairman of the National Performing Arts Center. ...

Iconic musician seeks to rebuild Iraq through music

BAGHDAD (AP) — War kept him away from his beloved homeland for decades. Now, virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma hopes to help rebuild conflict-scarred Iraq through a series of concerts and other projec...

Open House Taipei announces 90 private spaces to be opened to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Open House Taipei 2021 will open 90 private spaces that had previously been inaccessible to the public for free on Nov. 27 and 28. “Open House” began in Lon...

'Human Condition VII' examines Taiwan's remarkable women

[Update] After the first release of tickets for "Human Condition VII" sold out Friday (Aug. 27) afternoon extra tickets were released, which have also sold out. There will be performances in...

Taiwan's OPENTIX Live to screen comedy online for only NT$1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based arts and culture streaming platform OPENTIX Live will kick off its trial operation on Thursday (Aug 26). Launched by the National Theater and Concert Hall ...

Major theaters across Asia team up to promote performing arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with Japan, Singapore, and South Korea to promote performing arts in the region. A project titled "Asia Connection: Producers Camp (ACPC)"...

Albania's top court: demolishing national theater a mistake

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that the demolition of the country's National Theatre building a mistake and ordered construction work on a new theater to be susp...

Taiwan performing arts center offers background photos for online meetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Theater and Concert Hall has created eight photos to be used as backgrounds in online meetings. The National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) wan...

Taiwan's NTCH mythical beast desserts sell like hot cakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Theater and Concert Hall's (NTCH) egg cake offering, which features legendary creatures from Chinese mythology, has gone viral. Working with t...

Taiwan’s National Performing Arts Center links up with 3 Asian theaters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Performing Arts Center in Taipei City has linked up with three other Asian theaters to design programs for the Asia-Pacific region under the title of “A...

10-meter horse to debut in renowned Taiwan troupe's latest performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Paper Windmill Theatre (紙風車劇團) is kicking off "Rain Horse," a performance celebrating Hakka culture, on Friday (March 12) in Taipei. Adapted from a childr...

Former Greek National Theater director ordered jailed

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A court in Athens has ordered the former director of Greece’s National Theater remanded in custody after he appeared before a public prosecutor for several hours to respond to ch...

Greek theater director given time to respond to rape charges

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prominent Greek actor-director Dimitris Lignadis appeared before a court in Athens on Sunday and was given until Wednesday to respond to charges of multiple rapes by an examining...