Taiwan wind orchestra to hold tribute concert for LGBT rights activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Rainbow City Symphonic Band will perform a live concert titled "HEROES" on Saturday (Sept. 19) to honor individuals who have advocated for the LGBT community...

Taiwan's Summer Jazz Outdoor Party in Taipei about to swing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 NTCH Summer Jazz Outdoor Party featuring three groups of Taiwanese musicians will get underway Saturday (Aug. 22) at the National Theater and Concert Hall's (...

Taiwan new choreographer dance project marks 10th year with new shows

A dance project launched by an award-winning choreographer in 2011 to bring Taiwanese dancers at home and overseas together is celebrating its 10th anniversary with two series of shows being prepared ...

Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra to play to live audience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will perform a concert for 500 people at the National Concert Hall on Sunday (May 24). In ...

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 symphony director issues apology for creating social turbulence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of Taiwan's National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Lu Shao-chia (呂紹嘉), published a letter on Facebook Tuesday (March 10) to apologize for the panic created by...

Le Phénix director shares thoughts on performing artists from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of Le Phénix National Performing Arts Center, Romaric Daurier, shared his views on the upcoming Taiwanese performances in France as part of the Kaidong...

TIFA inspires for all with international performances in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 12th Taiwan International Festival of Art (TIFA 2020) features 17 programs from 10 countries and will get underway on Feb. 21, at the National Theater and Concert Hall...

Underpass from Taiwan's NTCH to MRT planned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Excavation of an underground tunnel from Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT station to the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) has been approved by the National Performing A...

Upcoming events in Taipei: August 16-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apart from the many exhibitions, festivals, and performances introduced last week (most are still ongoing), there is also an array of one-day events coming up in the secon...

Asian Youth Orchestra to perform in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Asian Youth Orchestra, about 30 percent of which are Taiwanese performers, will perform at the National Concert Hall in Taipei on Aug. 18 and 19. The Asian Youth Orchest...

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...

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...

Cloud Gate Theater Taipei outdoor performance marks Lin Hwai-min's swan song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cloud Gate Theater (雲門舞集) dance group on Saturday (July 27) presented its annual outdoor performance at Taipei's National Theater and Concert Hall under the leader...

Curtain falls for Cloud Gate's Lin Hwai-min

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world-acclaimed Taiwan dance troupe Cloud Gate Theater will present a repertoire of works celebrating the legacy of renowned choreographer and Cloud Gate director Lin ...