Category Archives: Arts & Culture

‘The Falls’ to represent Taiwan at 2022 Oscars

| October 7, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong’s (???) feature film, “The Falls” (??), has been selected as Taiwan’s entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the 94th Academy Awards, the third time one of Chung’s films has been chosen and the secon…

Taiwan musicians celebrate late Anita Mui at biopic exhibition

| October 7, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Four Taiwanese artists paid tribute to the career and cultural impact of late Hong Kong superstar Anita Mui (???) at the official opening ceremony of an exhibition featuring costumes from an upcoming biopic of the singer and actress in Taipei Thursday….

Taiwan’s Indonesian community celebrates Batik Day in Taipei

| October 3, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Colorful costumes and cheerful music flowed from a museum in downtown Taipei Sunday at a festival honoring the art of batik, a traditional wax-resist dyeing technique from Indonesia.The Batik & Ikat Festival 2021, organized by the Indonesia Diaspora Ne…

‘Mister Weather’ receives Golden Bell accolade

| October 2, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Recently retired weather presenter Jen Li-yu (???) was honored with a special contribution award at the 56th Golden Bell Awards (GBAs) Saturday, in recognition of his prolific near three-decade television career.Nicknamed “Mister Weather,” Jen earned t…

‘The Magician on the Skywalk’ wins big at Golden Bells

| October 2, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Fantasy-comedy drama “The Magician on the Skywalk (???????)” was the biggest winner at this year’s Golden Bell Awards, taking home six awards, including best television series and best directing.Adapted from the novel of the same name by Taiwanese nove…

LUCfest to rock Tainan as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease

| September 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, the 2021 edition of Taiwanese showcase music festival LUCfest is set to rock Tainan with over 60 domestic and international acts from Nov. 25-28, according to the organizers.The four-day event will see 60-80 a…

Vietnamese filmmaker wins new talent award at Taipei Film Festival

| September 28, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Vietnamese filmmaker Lê B?o won the grand prize at this year’s International New Talent Competition for his directorial debut “Taste” at the Taipei Film Festival, the organizers said in a statement Tuesday.Lê B?o’s film stood out from the 11 other nomi…