Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Golden oldies: Patriotic Chinese millennials’ lust for traditional designs fuels gold surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Patriotic sentiment, coupled with an e-commerce boom, is driving demand for what is known in China as “heritage gold jewelry," with sales of jewelry made from t...

Taiwan’s Ting Hsin Hote Foundation hosts 2020 Cultural Heritage Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ting Hsin Hote Foundation (頂新和德文教基金會) hosted talks on Friday (Dec. 18) with Taiwanese and Malaysian experts, who demonstrated traditional crafts and discussed the importan...

Eco-fashion offers a renaissance for new Tunisian brands

MAHDIA, Tunisia (AP) — The sun is setting by the time Tunisian fashion designer Chems Eddine Mechri reaches the breezy, seaside town of Mahdia. He has spent half the day driving in the scorching heat ...

Indigenous weaver certified as Taiwan 'national treasure'

Ljumiyang Pacekelj (許春美), a 72-year-old weaver from the indigenous Paiwan community in Pingtung County, was certified as a living "national treasure" by the Ministry of Culture for her skill...

Easy-to-make flowers for traditional Japanese hair ornaments

TOKYO (AP) — Tsumami kanzashi are Japanese hair ornaments that were worn by geisha and young daughters of the nobility in a tradition dating back hundreds of years. They're complex and gorgeous, and t...

Football brings some peace to Sioux family after suicide

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Teenagers Jashawn and Jayton Pease embraced in the end zone while celebrating the 74-39 victory that made their Crow Creek Chieftains the champions of South Dakota’s tribal sch...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CABINET MEMBER UNDER FIRE AS EPSTEIN CASE REAPPRAISED Pre...

Gaza's traditional crafts industries rapidly disappearing

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Gazans think of better economic times, images of clay pottery, colorful glassware, bamboo furniture and ancient frame looms weaving bright rugs and mats all come to m...

Lukang shines as living showcase of Taiwan’s cultural heritage

Lukang in central Taiwan’s Changhua County was formerly one of the nation’s leading commercial hubs. From the 1780s through the 1840s, the harbor settlement grew wealthy from access to sea...

Exhibition in central Taiwan to feature a week-long program by Vietnamese performers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A special exhibition titled "Stunning Vietnam" running from Jan. 9 through March 10 at the Cultural Heritage Park in Taichung City will present a week-long progr...

NTCRI preserves and promotes Taiwan’s vibrant handicraft traditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- From April 14 to June 3, innovative jewelry creations by 17 Taiwan artisans were displayed at the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami in Hyogo prefecture, Japan. Titled the &ldqu...

Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off, spotlighting vibrant cinematic culture

(Taiwan Today) The inaugural Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off June 29 in the U.S. state of Washington, spotlighting the nation’s vibrant cinematic culture through a collection ...

Da’an Community hold craft fair in Taichung, Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The craft fair was used to showcase and teach traditional crafts and weaving in an effort to promote inter-cultural understanding. The event included classes on traditi...

Art Town in Beigang, central Taiwan receives subsidy for district rejuvenation

TAIPEI - (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Culture has announced it will provide NTD$1,124,000 (USD$37,680) to subsidize the rejuvenation of the Art Town district in Beigang, Yunlin County, reported CNA...

Museum in New Taipei exhibits traditional headdresses of Taiwan's indigenous people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Shihsanhang Museum of Archeology (十三行博物館) in New Taipei City is currently hosting a temporary exhibition showcasing the traditional headdresses of the 16 indigenous et...