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Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

Taiwan's Peking opera stars bring back adaptation of 'Medea'

Two of the top Peking opera actors in Taiwan, Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國) and Wei Hai-min (魏海敏), are set to perform their 1994 adaptation of the Greek tragedy "Medea" in Taipei from Friday, according...

Taiwan launches online program showcasing nation's performing arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As New York emerges from a three-month lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Taipei Cultural Center in New York has launched an online showcase celebrating Taiwan...

Four Taiwan troupes take the stage at Festival Off d’Avignon in France

Four Taiwan performing arts troupes are taking to the stage in the Festival Off d’Avignon July 5-28 in France, spotlighting the diversity and richness of the nation’s cultural sector. P...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

Architecture, handicrafts, performing arts draw 1 million visitors per year to NCTA in Taiwan's Yilan

The National Center for Traditional Arts is a spectacular showcase of Taiwan’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. Based in the northeastern county of Yilan, it is charged with fostering the pre...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 23 - March 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Whether it is music, art, dance or theater that pique's one's interest, there is always plenty to do and see around Taipei. For those looking to see what is happen...

Upcoming events in Taipei for May 25-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the sun beaming and the temperature rising, this is the perfect weekend to get out and have fun. This weekend in Taipei, there will be plenty of music events, pool pa...

Hong Kong mourns the death of Asia's first gay icon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the past 15 years, fans of superstar Leslie Cheung, one of the first celebrities in Asia to come out of the closet, have gathered in Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

Museum of Fine Arts' exhibit explains Taiwanese art history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the last surviving professional Taiwanese ballad singers, Yang Xiu-qing (楊秀卿), played the yueqin Thursday to promote the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts' (M...

Taiwan National Women's League pressed to give up all assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After hardliners outvoted proponents of a Memorandum of Understanding with the government, the National Women's League (婦聯會) could face a worst-case scenario where it ...

Trump changes Twitter background to photo with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After President Donald Trump completed his first day of emperor-like treatment by China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing, he somehow was able to continue to tweet behind t...

Culture festival in Hong Kong highlights diverse Taiwan arts

A series of concerts, film screenings and theater performances are set to kick off Nov. 10 in Hong Kong as part of the 12th Taiwan Culture Festival, a monthlong event showcasing the nation’s div...

Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center opens with marvelous performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After 10 years of preparation and construction, the first national venue for Taiwan’s traditional arts was officially opened to the public on October 3 in Taipei wit...