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Kaohsiung KMT councilor accidentally slams her own party

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you can tell the state of a party from the caliber of its officials, then the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in Kaohsiung is in dire straits indeed. When you think a...

TSMC could turn Kaohsiung into Taiwan’s southern tech hub

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is as critical to Taiwan’s prosperity as democracy, human rights, and bubble tea. Much has been written about the...

Taiwan's NPAC Chairman Henry Kao pushes for ESG art sponsorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan National Performing Arts Center's (NPAC) new chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) aims to make sponsoring art events newly fashionable. The I-Mei Foods Co. chairman star...

Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chooses businessman Henry Kao as chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday (March 30) that I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) had been elected as chairman of the National Performing Arts Center. ...

Taiwan’s Paper Windmill Theatre troupe wears Ukraine's national flag to show support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Paper Windmill Theatre (紙風車劇團) wore tiger suits and Ukraine’s national flag at a parade on the square at Kaohsiung's Weiwuying Sunday (Feb. 27) to sho...

Foreign lantern art to give 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival international flair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lantern art contributed by foreign governments will give the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Kaohsiung, which will take place from Feb. 15-28, an international flair, the ...

Lie down and relax with ‘Aerial Being’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors are invited to relax and lie down on the grass along with a giant inflatable “human being” at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) a...

Post-Lunar New Year festivals in Taiwan

When it comes to public celebrations of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan can sometimes feel a little underwhelming. While cities in other countries hold elaborate festivals, here the focus is largely on ...

2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be launched on 1st February in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 January 2022 - The streets and night skies of Kaohsiung will be bathed in light as the city stages the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival, with this year's event draw...

Taiwan Lantern Festival Returns to Kaohsiung, City of Light, in 2022

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Kaohsiung is once again, two decades later, hosting Taiwan Lantern Festival. Unprecedented, it will be a dual-venue event taking place at Love Ri...

Taiwan national bird takes center stage at 2022 lantern fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will for the first time feature “duel lantern themes” – a national bird of Taiwan and a light theater in the harbor city...

Mitsui Group to add LaLaport shopping mall in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The harbor city of Kaohsiung will add a new shopping mall near the Weiwuying art center that boasts an all-in-one entertainment experience and is set to drive local touris...

Giant octopus spotted glowing in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A giant octopus has crawled to the Pier2 Art Center in Kaohsiung, the host city for the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival. Created by Amigo & Amigo, a light sculpture de...

2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival visual features Chinese name of host city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key visual of the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival has been revealed, and it denotes the Chinese name of the host: Kaohsiung. Entitled “Lights on the Spot,”...

Taiwanese and Japanese artists collaborate in 'Taiwan NOW'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The art exchange program “Taiwan NOW” will begin on Saturday (Oct. 2), combining virtual and real spaces in Taiwan and Japan to present collaborative works of ...