Taiwan’s Taiwu Ancient Ballads Troupe to perform in Australia, New Zealand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwu Ancient Ballads Troupe (TABT) from Taiwan will be staging performances at the WOMADelaide in Australia, and WOMAD New Zealand in March. A pre-event concert wi...

New York Times praises Taiwan performing arts center in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying (衛武營), is a “living room for culture,” the New York Times wrote Tuesday, quoting Francine Houben,...

The Guardian names Taiwan as a Top 40 destination for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - British newspaper The Guardian has selected Taiwan as one its must-visit destinations for the New Year, praising the Weiwuying (衛武營) cultural center in Kaohsiung in particular. ...

Taiwanese designers win big at 2018 New York Design Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of Taiwanese designers and architects were recognized for their outstanding performance in the 2018 New York Design Awards, with great public works like the Nationa...

Thousands gather outside theater to hear Berlin Philharmonic in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Berlin Philharmonic orchestra played to a sold-out crowd at the new National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying (衛武營) on Nov. 14, with public inter...

Berlin Philharmonic excited to perform at new concert hall in Taiwan

Members of the German orchestra Berliner Philharmoniker said Sunday in Taipei that they were very much looking forward to playing at the new Weiwuying Concert Hall in Kaohsiung. "We are partic...

BBC Travel Show introduces Taiwan, but fails to mention food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the popular BBC TV program The Travel Show introduced Taiwan to its viewers, it failed to mention the island’s food, the Liberty Times noted Thursday. The sh...

Riding Taiwan’s newest transport link: the TRA Kaohsiung City Network

Kaohsiung is fast becoming one of the best-connected cities in Taiwan. It’s two-line MRT network connects the city center with both Zuoying HSR station, Kaohsiung Airport, and the city’s b...

Review: Grand Opening of the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Weiwuying

Saturday saw the grand opening of the latest large-scale cultural project in Kaohsiung, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (衛武營國家藝術文化中心).  Situated in Weiwuying Metropolitan ...

Taiwan President opens world’s largest single-roof performing arts center in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday inaugurated the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying (衛武營) after the military base that used to stand in the ...

Grand opening for Kaohsiung arts center on Saturday

Taipei, Oct. 12 (CNA) The sleek, wave-shaped National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying), the first national theater in southern Taiwan, will open to high public expectations Saturday 18 years ...

Free performances scheduled for opening of Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts on Oct 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) will be officially open to the public on Saturday, Oct 13 with multiple activities, including a performance even...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Center for the Arts touted as new cultural attraction in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts – Weiwuying – is joining the National Theater & Concert Hall in Taipei and the National Taichung Theater as the ...

World-class performance center to open in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, southern Taiwan's first performing arts center of world-class caliber, will open to the public on Oct. 13, the Ministry of Culture...

Photo of the Day: Belgian artist spray-paints mural in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos of a colorful spray-painted mural on a gray apartment building in Taiwan's southern city of Kaohsiung were posted on the Arcade Art Gallery website on April 24. T...