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Taiwan's Weiwuying to stage three operas this year, starting with 'La Traviata'

The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in March will present "La Traviata," one of the three opera productions it plans to stage this year, said its General and Artistic Director Chien W...

'Notre Dame de Paris' set to play two cities at once in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The classic French musical "Notre Dame de Paris" will be staged in two cities at once in Taiwan for the first time. Based on Victor Hugo's novel, "Th...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

Musicians from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan to join forces in end-of-year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three musicians from different countries and backgrounds will unite in the upcoming concert Re-make in Asia on Sunday (Dec. 13) at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Ar...

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center begins Taiwan tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Taiwan tour will begin Wednesday (Dec. 2) in Taipei. The schedule of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS), whic...

Taiwan’s Weiwuying recognized at International Architecture Awards 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has won an award in the Museums and Cultural Buildings category of the International Architecture Awards 2020 (IAA)....

Taiwan's 'Turandot' biggest performance of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A performance of Puccini's opera "Turandot" by the National Kaohsiung Weiwuying (衛武營) Center for the Arts, on Friday night (Aug. 28) was the "world'...

Online, real-world cultural events planned for Labor Day break

Several cultural events have been planned in Taiwan for over the Labor Day weekend, both online and in the real world, as organizers contemplate appropriate ways to stay connected with audiences amid ...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

AIT sponsors US high school students to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to celebrate educational and cultural exchanges as part of its 40th anniversary, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has sponsored a group of American students...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

Vienna Boys’ Choir to grace Taiwan in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Vienna Boys' Choir is visiting Taiwan for the 15th consecutive year and will stage performances in October. With a history of over 520 years, the Vienna-based c...

Cloud Gate and Tao Dance Theater prepare fitting encore for Lin Hwai-min in Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Cloud Gate and Tao Dance Theater will exchange dancers as Cloud Gate founder Lin Hwai-min (林懷民) presents his last show in an October tour that will stop in Kaohsiung, Taip...

Taiwan's Performing Arts Alliance forums aimed at sparking public interest in arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Many people may find performing arts hard to understand. For those people, the Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) is launching performing arts cultural forums at four cities in...

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...