Free memorial concert for Alien Huang slated for Oct. 6 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free memorial concert for Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang (黃鴻升), who died suddenly at the age of 36 last week from aortic dissection, will be held in Taipei on Oct. 6....

Taiwan folk singer suddenly collapses and dies on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese folk singer Yen Yung-neng (嚴詠能) suddenly collapsed and died while performing in southern Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5). While taking a break on a bench during ...

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 (...

Taiwanese band Mayday honors medical workers with online concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In honor of all the frontline medical workers who have protected Taiwan during the coronavirus pandemic, popular Taiwanese rock band Mayday on Sunday (May 31) performed a ...

Tsai has no plans to attend Mayday concert: Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Wednesday (Oct. 30) denied that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had any plans to attend the annual year-end concert of the award-winning...

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...

Taiwanese celeb Rainie Yang engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese entertainer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) officially became engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao (李榮浩) after she accepted his proposal on his birthday today (July 11). While ...

Taiwanese Waves to take center stage at annual New York City music festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual music festival SummerStage is in full swing at Central Park and will feature the "Taiwanese Waves," which comprises four different musical acts, on Au...

Taiwanese musicians turn classic literature into modern theatrical musical

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese musician Harlem Yu (庾澄慶) launches theatrical performance of “Journey to the West- Uprise of the Young Devil” to commemorate the 30th anniversary of h...

Taiwanese singers perform at Midem 2019 in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese singers were invited to perform at the Midem 2019 in France as part of the “Taiwan Beats” portion of the festival on June 5. Midem 2019 is a...

Taiwan singer Jolin's 'Ugly Beauty' nominated for 7 Golden Melody awards

Music and music video from the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依林)'s 14th music studio album "Ugly Beauty" have been nominated for awards in seven categories in this year's Golde...

Taiwanese cellist performs solo at European Games' torch lighting ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese cellist Lin Jo-chan (林若禪) was invited to give a solo performance at the torch lighting ceremony of the European Games in Rome, Italy on Friday (May 3). The mu...

International musicians to feature in 3-day music event in Taiwan's oldest city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Currently filled with crowds for the five-day "Pokémon GO Safari Zone" event, Taiwan's southern city of Tainan is preparing to host the second annual ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei June 29 -July 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As June comes to an end and July heats up, Taipei has lots to offer over the weekend and the coming week. Go see some music outdoors, check out some local performing arts,...

Ex-English teacher returns to Taipei with cultural exchange mission

By Joseph Yeh, CNA staff reporter The Chinese saying: "Hsiang Feng Chi Shih Yu Yuan," can be loosely translated as "each and every encounter is a matter of fate" and provides a lo...