Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

'Zombie fever' creeps into 18 Levels of Hell in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The zombie craze kicked off by an exhibition at Tainan Art Museum has boosted visits tenfold at a nearby temple known for its "Eighteen Levels of Hell" (十八地獄). ...

First day of Taiwan zombie show plagued by success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overwhelming success caused ticket sales to be halted for several hours on the first day of a zombie exhibition at the Tainan Art Museum Saturday (June 25). The show, t...

Religious group attacks art performances for opening doors to hell

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Art Museum's zombie exhibition and a National Theater and Concert Hall stage performance have come under fire from a religious group for blasphemy. “Gh...

Religious critics of south Taiwan zombie exhibition spark debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent comments criticizing and calling for the cancelation of the Tainan Art Museum’s upcoming “Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art”...

Photo of the Day: Zombies spotted in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — These haunting images of gliding ghouls spooked Taiwanese netizens on Sunday (June 12). The photos were posted that evening by the Tainan Art Museum to promote the upco...

Taiwan's Tainan turning tourist spots into COVID vaccination sites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan has designated three more tourist attractions as COVID-19 vaccination sites to encourage participation in the inoculation campaign. The southern city is making t...

Taiwan's museums reopen with conditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's major museums reopened on Tuesday (July 13) with the stipulation that people book ahead. Despite the extension of the Level 3 alert to July 26, some public...

Japanese artist Nara Yoshitomo's first-ever solo show in Taiwan ends early

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo’s first-ever solo show in Taiwan has ended its run early due to the pandemic. As Taiwan’s Level 3 alert has bee...

Huge queues for Nara Yoshitomo's Taipei exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — GACC (General Association of Chinese Culture) announced Friday (March 12) morning the first solo exhibition of Japan's contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo was wildly po...

Taiwan's president peeks at Nara Yoshitomo's heartwarming show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition for Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo in Taiwan will kick off Friday (March 12) in Taipei. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Minister of...

Nara Yoshitomo's art exhibition to tour Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan's contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo will show his work at exhibitions in Taipei, Tainan, and Kaohsiung. The organizer of Nara's solo show, the General As...

Austria Office in Taipei Director recaps 2020 cultural events held in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the Austrian Office in Taipei Roland Rudorfer recapped some of the cultural events hosted by the organization last year, in an interview with Taiwan News. R...

Tainan Art Museum kickstarts ‘Vienna Month’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A month-long festival celebrating Viennese culture will start Saturday (Nov. 14) at the Tainan Art Museum. The festival is part of a series of events in the run-up to 2...

Founder of Taiwan's TSMC says US economy hinges on presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said Saturday (Oct. 3) that the upcoming U.S. presidential election will h...

Taiwan's Tainan lit up at night to boost historic city's appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan has embarked on a lighting environment improvement project that seeks to revitalize the municipality celebrated for its historical heritage. ...