Taiwan glove puppetry show – an innovative take on ‘Pride and Prejudice’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “Pride and Prejudice,” one of the most loved novels in English literature, has been adapted into an unlikely art genre – a hand puppet performance by Tai...

Students in Vietnam awed by Taiwanese glove puppetry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group comprising members from Chiayi-based SamadhiTang Creative Puppetry Troupe (三昧堂) and Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages embarked on a trip to Vietnam on July 9...

Multilingual Taiwanese glove puppet shows win hearts at home and abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After SamadhiTang Creative Puppet Troupe gained initial attention through their debut exhibition in Chiayi’s Koji Pottery Museum in 2011, they began receiving invita...

Not just dolls: glove puppets become Taiwanese stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is hard to imagine a group of people from various backgrounds who had gathered together in Chiayi City out of enthusiasm for Taiwanese glove puppetry would shoot this t...

10 best souvenirs to bring back from Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Answering the age-old question of what souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan, travel website TheRealTravelers has created a top 10 list of the best mementos to take home after a ...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off in Yunlin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival officially kicked off in Yunlin County on Saturday showcasing both traditional culture and modern technology and featuring local specialties. ...

Bando - Taiwanese roadside banquet

Most important folk culture events and Taiwanese occasions are celebrated with a boisterous feast or a banquet, ranging from weddings, birthdays of local deities, lunar year-end parties, the Ghost Fes...