Top 10 taboos to watch out for during Taiwan's Ghost Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ghost Month (鬼月), observed in the 7th month of the lunar calendar, is once again here, this year running from Aug. 11 to Sept. 9, and Taiwan News has created a lis...

Museum of Fine Arts' exhibit explains Taiwanese art history 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the last surviving professional Taiwanese ballad singers, Yang Xiu-qing (楊秀卿), played the yueqin Thursday to promote the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts' (M...

Taiwanese elementary artist performs traditional gezaixi opera abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of students from Taiwan performed a traditional gezaixi opera in the U.S. and received a big applause from audiences despite the language and culture differen...

Soong first to register for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party Chairman James Soong turned up at the Central Election Commission Tuesday with his running mate Minkuotang Chairwoman Hsu Hsin-ying to become the first set of...

Top 10 taboos to avoid during Ghost Month in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 13 (CNA) The Chinese Ghost Month (??), observed in the 7th month of the lunar calendar, is once again upon us, this year running from Aug. 14 to Sept. 12. During the festival the ga...

Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos premièred by TSO in Taipei

Richard Strauss’s opera Ariadne auf Naxos was premièred in Taiwan by the Taipei Symphony Orchestra (TSO). The opera is a curious cross between a Greek tragedy and a romantic farce. It is set in the...