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2017 第 12 屆中國義烏文化產品交易會 臺灣文創主題館參展辦

Posted by on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, In : News 




為協助臺灣中小型企業及品 牌拓展海外市場,積極爭取相關市場拓展機會與資源,希望能協助優質中 小型企業及品牌業者開闢海外新市場商機,並建構長期穩健的市場拓展平 台與機制,竭誠歡迎有意拓展海外新興市場的業者朋友加入本會一起並肩 攜手共同拓展新商機。近年在面臨國內市場有限的前提下,如何善用中國 大陸與臺灣具有語文相通、文化背景同源的契機,成為許多中小...


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“Por Ahora”Project by Ting-Tong Chang

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, In : News 




Type : Exhibition
Category : Visual Arts
City, Country : Edinburgh, Scotland
Date : 2014-06-14 ~ 2014-06-28
Venue : Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop(ESW)
Address : 21 Hawthornvale, Edinburgh EH6 4JL, United Kingdom
Website : www.edinburghsculpture.org
As the recipient of this years' Creative Initiative Award, Ting-Tong, Chang's residency in Edinburgh will start from 17th March until June. At 14th June, 2014, Ting-Tong will present you his solo show: “Por Ahora,” a large scale banana installation tha...

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Taiwanese Female Photography Exhibition @ Charing Cross Library

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, April 4, 2014, In : News 




沒有任何力量可以阻止時間和生活的流動,唯獨攝影可以凝結時間並將周遭的景象記錄下來。以攝影為媒介呈現的視覺藝術,可傳達文字無法敘述的內涵,所以常有人用「一張照片,勝過千言萬語」形容攝影作品的張力。


 將精心拍攝的多張照片,'陳為一組圖片故事的創作方法,有點類似電影蒙太奇的手法,本攝影展即以此理念出發,甄選女性攝影師的照片故事,呈現臺灣...


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Vote Chineasy to the Design of the Year 2014

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, April 4, 2014, In : News 


The Design Museum is keen to get the public opinion to help attribute an award to one of the nominees. Chineasy needs you!^^ We would love to win an award voted for by the public since it really a project that Shaolan has created to share with the greatest number of people. Want to get involved? 


Get ready to vote on April 4th on the Design Museum website: http://bit.ly/ODVRAv

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Taiwan artist Wu Chi-tsung’s first U.K. solo exhibition “Recalibrate”

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, April 4, 2014, In : News 


ROC Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Vanessa Yea-ping Shih congratulated April 1 the Visegrad Group, comprising the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, on its 10th anniversary of accession to the EU. As part of celebrations commemorating the event, the four EU member states will stage a numbers of cultural events in Taiwan commencing in mid-May. These include a film festival touring 10 locations and a June concert led by Taipei Symphony Orchestra principal conductor Gilbert Varga. S...

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All New HTC One (M8) Waterproof ? - Water Resistant?

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, In : News 


All New HTC One (M8) Water Test - Water Resistant? Is it Waterproof ? 





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MC HotDog London Taiwanese Rapper Concert on sale Wed, Mar 26, 2014 10:00 AM

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, March 24, 2014, In : News 


MC HotDog London Taiwanese Rapper Concert on sale Wed, Mar 26, 2014 10:00 AM

熱狗MC HotDog is one of the most famous Chinese rappers in Asia, with his last 7 albums having sold over 480,000 copies. His latest album Ghetto Superstar offers a selection of his best singles released in the last three years.

http://www.eventimapollo.com/events/detail/mc-hotdog

Concert  Date : 20th April 2014
Venue: Eventim Apollo 45 Queen Caroline Street London, W6 9DZ

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Art14: London's global art fair

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, In : News 
It’s only a year old, but Art14,  which opens its second edition this Friday, has already won itself a reputation as an energetic, surprise-filled showcase for art that really does originate from all corners of the globe.

In art fair terms “international” generally means the major America and Northern European cities with a smattering of spaces from Latin America and the Middle and Far East; but the 182 galleries brought together under Olympia’s vast steel and glass canopy this weekend...

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All New HTC One Available From Carphone Warehouse From 25th March Announcement Day

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, In : News 
All New HTC One Available From Carphone Warehouse From 25th March Announcement Day

March 18th, 2014

London, 18.03.14: In a retail first move, Carphone Warehouse has revealed that the new HTC One (M8) handset will be available from selected stores from around 4pm on Tuesday 25th March – just minutes after it is officially announced.

The new HTC flagship device will be officially unveiled by the manufacturer at special events in London and New York earlier that afternoon. Shortly after, the new ...

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Screening of Film: “Tongues of Heaven” with Q&A with Director Anita Chang

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 


Anita Chang
Date: 24 January 2014Time: 7:00 PM
Finishes: 24 January 2014Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: B102
Type of Event: Film
Series: Taiwan Film Screenings (Understanding Taiwan Through Film and Documentaries)
Director’s Biography
Anita Wen-Shin Chang is an independent filmmaker, educator and writer. Chang has taught documentary film and media studies in the San Francisco Bay Area, AAVAS in Kathmandu Nepal, the Motion Picture Department at National Taiwan University of Arts, and the ...

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Transition 前進樂團 : Screening of Band's Documentary, Q&A and Acoustic Concert

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 



Transition 前進樂團 : Screening of Band's Documentary, Q&A and Acoustic Concert
Transition
Transition 前進樂團
Date: 20 March 2014Time: 7:00 PM
Finishes: 20 March 2014Time: 9:00 PM
Venue: Vernon SquareRoom: V111
Type of Event: Film
Series: Taiwan Film Screenings (Understanding Taiwan Through Film and Documentaries)
To celebrate the end of term and the end of the Understanding Taiwan through Film and Documentary the SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies welcomes the band Transition前進樂團 . After...

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MUSIC NOTES from TAIWAN 台灣民謠巡禮演奏會

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 


MUSIC NOTES from TAIWAN
Saturday, 1 March, 2014
Music Notes from Taiwan
Programme

The Taiwanese language is generally considered to be a dialect derived from several of the southern dialects of Fujian Province in Mainland China.  The common pronunciation of the dialect includes eight different intonations, while the language itself rejoices in abundant words, slang and diverse intonation changes that not only form but also direct the nature of the tune in Taiwanese songs.  Therefore, the language...

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Art14 London features strong Taiwan presence

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 

Five Taiwan artists will be joining 180 contemporary art galleries from 40 countries in exhibiting at Art14 London Feb. 27 to March 2 in the U.K. capital.

Artists Fan Yang-tsung, Hua Chien-chiang, Lee Chen-dao, Lo Chan-peng, and Shen Chao-liang, who already have established international reputations, will be showing a diverse range of fresh and innovative works showcasing Taiwan’s contemporary art scene.

Hua uses gouache to blend features of modern life and classic Chinese iconography, creati...

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ACCLAIMED TAIWANESE ARTIST HOLDS SOLO SHOW IN LANCASTER 台藝術家吳季璁 英古城蘭開斯特辦個展

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 


Taiwan’s mixed media artist Wu Chi-tsung (吳季璁) has taken the second leg of his solo exhibition tour across the United Kingdom to Lancaster City. Titled “Recalibrate,” the exhibition drew over 100 British artists, curators, educators, and students on its opening day on Jan. 31.

The exhibition showcases Wu’s works from different periods of his career, including “Wire I,” with which he won the top award of the Taipei Arts Award in 2003, a collection of cyanotypes from the “Wri...

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The Spotlight Taiwan Program ushers in the Taiwan Film Week at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies 文化光點計畫於倫敦大學亞非學院辦理 臺灣電影周展出五部臺灣電影作品

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : News 
With the Chinese New Year well under way, Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture has teamed up with London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) to showcase a much anticipated film week that fulfills a central role in the “Understanding Taiwan through Film and Documentary Screening” project.

Three of the films due to be screened, namely The Affair of Three Cities: The Game (台北京之比賽), The Chai-wan Matchup (我們)and Face to Face (正面迎擊), are documentaries b...

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Taiwan Film (MILLETS BACK HOME ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2013, In : News 


Yaki (Grandmother in Tayal language) Yabon is the eldest in the Sqoyaq Village. The story starts from Yaki Yabon, who is sowing the millets with the memory, and then she recovers the traditional culture. Three different families in the village weave a touching story, but pulling each other constantly with the social reality of ‘home’ and ‘loss of the traditional culture’.
Dir. Sayun Simung / 2013 / Tayal, Taiwan / 72′ 

7th Native Spirit Film Festival 12–19 October 2013
The Film and V...

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TAIWAN FILMFEST in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 
Spotlight Taiwan 
Taiwan Film Festival 
There have been exciting developments in the Taiwan cinematic landscape in recent years, with more high quality and diverse films being made each year, gaining international attention and recognition. The Taiwan Film Festival provides a unique opportunity to see some of these great examples of contemporary Taiwan cinema on big screen, many of them screening for the first time in the UK. 

Seven award-winning feature films by emerging Taiwanese filmmakers ha...
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Taiwan Film (Stilt ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 


3 December 2013   Stilt   候鳥來的季節
Directors Yin-chuan Tsai | 2012 | Taiwan | 107 mins |

Date:3 December 2013
Buy Ticket: http://www.filmhousecinema.com/ or Call Box Office: 0131 228 2688
Venue:Film House Cinema, 
88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ
Buy Ticket 

Award & Festival Selection

Shanghai International Film Festival   
Chennai International Film Festival 
Bangalore International Film Festival 
Pune International Film Festival  
Third Eye Asian Film Festival 
Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festiv...

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Taiwan Film ( Go Grandriders ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 


2 December 2013  Go Grandriders   不老騎士
Director Tien-hau Hua | 2012 | Taiwan | 60 min | Documentary
Date:2 December 2013
Buy Ticket: http://www.filmhousecinema.com/ or Call Box Office: 0131 228 2688
Venue:Film House Cinema, 
88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ

Synopsis

On average they are eighty-one-years-old, but they dream the dreams of an

18-year-old. They will tell you, through a life-long experience, “Miracles do happen as long as you continue to dream!”

Among these 17 “Grandriders,...

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Taiwan Film ( Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 


1 December 2013 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow    明天記得愛上我
Director Arvin Chun-lin Chen | 2013 | Taiwan, Hong Kong | 105 min |

Date:1 December 2013
Buy Ticket: http://www.filmhousecinema.com/ or Call Box Office: 0131 228 2688
Venue:Film House Cinema, 
88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ
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Synopsis

Every wedding photo book exudes sweet romance between the newly-weds. Feng and Weichung’s was no exception. People have always deemed them a match made in heaven. They were each othe...

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Taiwan Film ( A Rolling Stone ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 


30 November 2013 A Rolling Stone   築巢人
Director Ko-shang Shen | 2012 | Taiwan | 54 min | Documentary

A pair of father and son, unable to communicate with each other, yet they only have each other. The son is physically a 30-year-old man and mentally a 13-year-old kid, even more self-centred, innocent, and elusive. The 50 years old father has to play various roles to hold up this family. He is both father and mother, his only friend and the only provider, and he strives to connect his son...
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Taiwan Film (Together) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 

29 November 2013  Together  甜。秘密
Director Chao-jen Hsu | 2012 | Taiwan | 114 min |

Date:29 November 2013
Buy Ticket: http://www.filmhousecinema.com/ or Call Box Office: 0131 228 2688
Venue:Film House Cinema, 
88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ
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SYNOPSIS


Do you still remember being a 17-year-old?
Everyone around Xiao Yang, a 17-year-old high school boy, keeps secrets and suffers from heartbreak. His father runs a print shop and meets a girl next door, Li who is about to get married so...

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Taiwan Film (Taipei Factory) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 




Taipei Factory is a joined project by the Directors' Fortnight and Taipei Film Commission to focus on the emerging talents, four young Taiwanese directors are paired with their equals from Chile, France, Iran, and South Korea to share their life experience, co-wrote and co-directed four short films in 17 days, based on their impressions and imaginations of Taipei.

Synopsis 
A collaborative project consisting four young generation of Taiwan directors, and four young foreign directors from Chile,...

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Taiwan Film (Touch of The Light ) in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 

Against the light, I fly in my own direction...
A story based on the life of Taiwanese pianist Yu-Siang HUANG 

Presented by Wong Kar Wai, Touch of Light is based on the real life story of Yu-Siang Huang, who stars as himself. Touch of The Light tells Huang’s story as a blind piano prodigy from rural Taiwan and his relationship with Xiao Jie (Sandrine PINNA), a young woman who dreams of becoming a dancer despite enormous challenges. Winner of multiple Golden Horse awards and Taiwan's submissio...

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Taiwan Film (A Time in Quchi) in 57th BFI London Film Festival 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, October 13, 2013, In : News 

A Time in Quchi

Shu Jia Zuo Ye

Divorcing parents send their two kids to stay with Grandpa in a rural village for the summer in Chang Tso-Chi’s emotive film full of life lessons.

Date:
15th Oct and 18th Oct 2013

Booking Ticket:
BFI Southbank, NFT3 Oct 15, 2013  8:45 PM  Buy
BFI Southbank, NFT2 Oct 18, 2013  6:00 PM  Buy 

Location:
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8XT

Director-Screenwriter Chang Tso-Chi
With Liang-yu Yang, Yun-loong Kuan, Hui-ming, Wen, Zi-yan Jin, Han Tung
Taiwan 2013
in...

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Taiwan in Motion Workshop

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : News 
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Minto House at the University of Edinburgh

20 Chambers Street, Edinburgh Eh1 1JZ (Map)

Date: 29 November, 2013

Time: 10:00-17:00

Free event with lunch provided, 50 spaces only. 

Reservation spotlighttaiwan.edinburgh@gmail.com (stating 'film workshop', before 15 November)

 

The Taiwanese film directors of the Touch of the Light, Stilt, Taipei Factory and A Rolling Stone will be invited to give paper in this workshop and in conversation with local film director, scholars and ...

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Music from Formosa

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : News 

Pianist: Yu-Siang Huang(黃裕翔)

Venue: Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh, 

              Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AH

Date: 29 November, 2013

Time: 12:10 - 13:10


FREE EVENT 

Reservation spotlighttaiwan.edinburgh@gmail.com 

(stating 'concert', before 15 November)


Yu-Siang Huang obtained a BA in Piano Performance from the National Taiwan University of Arts in 2009. The now 26 year-old Yu-siang suffered from a retinal disease when he was born and lost his eyesight as a result. He sho...

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Missing Fractions: the Chinese Diplomatic Archive in Taiwan and Its Contemporary Meaning

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : News 


Speaker: Dr. Lyu-shun Shen (Taipei Representative in the UK)
                             
This talk falls into two parts. In the first part, Dr. Shen -- speaking in his capacity as one of the co-editors of an important book entitled A Century of Resilient Tradition: Exhibition of the Republic of China's Diplomatic Archives -- offers a critical review of the diplomatic archives of the Republic of China (ROC). These archives, which form the basis of the volume, comprise a wide range of materials...

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"Nomen est omen"

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : News 


This programme pays tribute to the ensemble’s name and includes works by Francois Couperin’s collections Les Nations and Les Gouts-réünies. As the name of the ensemble also stands for the fact that all members originate from different countries and are now spread in different cities across Europe, we have added to this programme a selection of pieces by Austrian, Swedish, English and French composers of the late 17th and 18th century.

Jaques-Martin Hotteterre (1674-1763) 
Sixième Sonate ...

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Creative Talk 2013 - Position of Taiwan Design of Asia into Global Market?

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2013, In : News 

Creative Talk @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

Position of Taiwan Design of Asia into Global  Market?


FORMOSA SHOW SHOW 2013 is honoured to invite three Taiwanese designers 周育潤Chou, Yu-Jui (Kevin) / 曾熙凱 Tseng, Shi-Kai /陳函谿 Chen, Han-Hsi  to give talks about their design concepts and to share their experiences of entering the global market, from the perspective of both Taiwan and the UK.



Date:Friday 20st September 2013

Time:19:00pm-21:00pm

Admission Free Donations Wel...


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Creative Workshop 2013 - Apu Jan

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2013, In : News 

Creative Workshop @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

Use Your Dream as Your Muse


How to build up a unique source of inspiration for your design?


This workshop enables you to fully exploit 'sources' like your own dreams and experience to firstly doodle by mixed media, and then further design your unique works of pure authenticity.


Date:Saturday 21st September 2013

Time:19:00pm-21:00pm

Admission Free Donations Welcome

Booking:www.formosashow.co.uk/news/creative-workshop-2013-apu-jan


Venue:...


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FORMOSA SHOW 2013 London Design Exhibition: List of Nominees

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : News 


The annual London based design exhibition, FORMOSA SHOW, organised by Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture in association with the UK’s Creative Enterprise Organisation, will open at Candide’s Art Gallery on the eve of the Chinese Mid Autumn festival, 18th September. Twenty four Taiwanese designers, each with their own unique artistic vision and style, will display their best work, bringing the startling innovation of Taiwan’s creative scene to the international stage.  

The 24 designers selec...

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Creative Talk 2013 - Aaronn Nieh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, In : News 

林宥嘉Yoga Lin《大小說家 Fiction》專輯

Creative Talk @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

The Face — The graphic design I've done in the past decade


Aaronn Nieh (聶永真Nieh, Yung-Chen) seen by most Taiwanese designers as a trend-setter, will be invited to FORMOSA SHOW to share his experience in Taiwanese music and publishing industries. In the talk, Aaron will not only discuss the most significant album and book covers he design these ten years, but will also gives the l...

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FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Final Exhibitors List

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : News 


A big thank you to all applicants for your patience, and congratulations to the below designers for your successful application. Your are now officially part of FORMOSA SHOW 2013 : London Design Festival , held at Candid Arts Gallery, London.

FORMOSA SHOW would keep close contact with the selected designers and we need you to provide all information needed for us to showcase your work(s) to the best. For those who are not successful this time, we appreciate your time and effort, and hope that ...

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RCA Battersea London Design Festival 2013 - Mind The Gap

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : News 


Mind the Gap looks at the challenges facing modern urban transportation hubs and the design strategies used to respond to them. This collaborative project between two groups of design students – RCA Design Products' Platform 17 and the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan – focussed on London’s Marylebone and Tainan train stations. From wayfinding to ticket machines, food stalls to health and safety installations, design has the potential to target areas of specific public n...
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The Crossing Sound

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, In : News 




The Crossing Sound concert is an event of live electronics, improvisation, composition, and music theatre. The act of crossing signifies the transition between the realms of the past, present, toward the future. It addresses the intercourse between the Occident and Orient, the intervention between the internal and external force, and the transformation of identity, embodiment, and space.  

The performance carries a transgression between certainty and uncertainty, with something invisible and b...

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An Artistic British Summer Feast - London Design Festival and International Festival

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : News 

I hear my self / Yosifu


Taiwanese Designers are ready to bring more colours and lights into this world by their endless creativity. Being under the spotlight, Taiwanese brands and designers start to fill up the columns of the newspaper, their design works are expected to become more noticeable, as Taiwanese young blood energises the well-rounded creative country, the UK.

2013 Edinburgh International Festival, EIF, one of the most significant annual celebration in art and design, brings together...

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MUUSExVogueTalent: Vote now to support Taiwanese Fashion Designers of 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : News 

Vogue and international fashion label, MUUSE, have nominated 4 Taiwanese designers of 2013 for its Young Vision Award. Now it’s your turn to support these talented Taiwanese Fashion Designers.

You can cast your vote on the MUUSExVogue Talent site before August 26.


HELP SCOUT NEXT YEAR'S DESIGN STAR AND VOTE TO WIN A DESIGNER PIECE
By voting, your name will be entered to win a piece by last year's winner Ece Gozen, or a gift certificate for €500 in the MUUSE Boutique.



VOTING ENDS AUGUST 26, ...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers :Against Again Troupe: ALL THAT’S LEFT TO HAPPEN IS SOME DEATHS

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


A group of 3 short performances, which focus on the unifying theme of the ‘non-presence’ of the performer. These three site-specific and micro-theatrical works change and evolve as the artists adapt to different alternative venues. As the audience and artists collectively experience this absence through the passage of time, it is as though we are experiencing the death of moments gone by.

The Against Again Troupe is a Taiwan-based theatre troupe that has been working with site-specific the...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers : Anarchy Dance Theatre and UltraCombos – Seventh Sense:

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


Anarchy Dance combine dance and new media to wonderful effect. In this space all movements by the dancers and the audience interact with each other through the striking visual effects. The audience is not merely watching the show but actively participating in it.

Anarchy Dance Theatre and Ultra Combos focused on building up a new viewer centred performance venue.

Open to all.

This performance has travelled to World Stage Design 2013 from Taiwan.

Date :8 September 2013
Time:14:30and 16:30
Price: £...

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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers : Ex-Theatre Asia: A TRUE CALLING

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


By rediscovering a folklore passed down from generation to generation, A True Calling reaches out to the human mind, and encourages the audience to make change outward, and change the society in which they live.

Open to all.

This performance has travelled to World Stage Design 2013 from Taiwan.

Date :8 September 2013
Time:13.30 and 18.30
Price: £6
Venue:The Willow Theatre,Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
 Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ER

SUN 8 SEP 13.30 BOOK TICKETS
SUN 8 SEP 18....

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Taiwanese Speakers Yung-Chen Nieh - AGI Congress London 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 



Yung-Chen Nieh got his bachelor’s degree in design from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and went on to study applied media arts in National Taiwan University of Arts, though he’s never completed the required courses with it. Nieh is now the proprietor of Aaron Nieh Workshop.


Nieh is among the few most outstanding designers of Taiwan of the past decade, with a body of work seen extensively in the music industry, publications and art-related projects. Every single birth ...
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The Legendary Journey of Wu Hsing-kuo Masterclass & Workshop

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, July 22, 2013, In : News 



“Wu Reminds us of Laurence Olivier” The Times

Masterclass is pleased to announce that Taiwanese actor of the silver screen and theatre Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國) will be holding a masterclass and workshop at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Tuesday 20th August 2013 at 2pm, covering subjects ranging from traditional Jingju (Beijing Opera) to Shakespeare and Kafka.

The masterclass will be presented in Wu's native Mandarin Chinese with interpretation by Dr Li Ruru (李如茹) from the School of Mo...

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2013 Bring Art Go Exhibition

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 



Following its successful London Pop-Up Exhibition in 2012, this year CAMPOBAG's "Bring Art Go" has teamed up with Second Floor Studios & Arts, located near the Thames Barrier in Greenwich for its 2013 world tour. The collaboration brings Taiwanese designers together with artists from England, Spain, Italy, and Hong Kong to explore the topic of "Sharing the Love," accomplishing this by a joint exhibition at London's No Format Gallery from July 15 to 21.
 
This project will also feature designers...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Designburg Inc.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Designburg jewellery designer, Jadis Cheng has successfully built a cosmopolitan brand recognised by award-winning creations without overly showing the founder’s Asian roots. Working with titanium underlines Jadis’ mission to create iconic contemporary jewellery that may literally last forever, realised by using 21st century technologies that attract niche fans looking for minimalist beauty and unconventional forms without sacrificing versatility, as well as by tapping historical aestheti...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Haoshi Design

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 






Haoshi, comes from the words 'good things', and they certainly live up to their name; the popular Swallow X Clock of 2012 is updated with Koi, intended to add purity and peace to your environment. Haoshi want to add a kind of purity and peace into their design concept; by using concrete to create exquisite technical, the designers' life philosophy can present completely and perfectly through the visual art.

http://www.haoshi.com.tw


Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Cache-Cache Design Inc

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 



Cache-Cache seeks its inspirations from life’s intriguing interactions, capturing these most “real” and rare moments, and translating them into simple yet provocative designs. Whether it is creating new designs or sustainable brand value, they insist we all jump and take risks.

http://www.cache-cache.com.tw/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Yumaman Creative & Design Co. Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 




The name 'Yumaman' originally comes from one of the earliest existing anthologies of Chinese poetry and literature called Wen Xuan. Through professional superiority in aesthetics and visual design, Yumaman combine marketing together with design and successfully establish our own brand image.

http://www.yuma-m.com/


Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Pinyen Creative Inc.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Specialising in adopting Taiwanese traditional culture, material and hand craftsmanship into product designs, Pinyen apply a criss-cross & hollow weaving techniques to bamboo, which gives the material a new contemporary image. This transformation not only makes the Pinyen designs delightful but also reintroduces traditional culture into people’s everyday life.

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Sat...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Freeform Marketing Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Since 1978, mother company accumulated experience on zinc alloy work and material application. Starting from Taiwan to the world of the future, upgrading from the hard work of traditional industries to technological innovation, we have experienced the era of original equipment manufacturing, economic take-off, and the new breakthrough in the use of zinc alloy. It is 2011 ZINCO ARTE that is about to lead in a completely new design topic.

http://www.zincoarte.com/

Tent London 2013
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Metal Pharmacy Creative Co., Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Metal Pharmacy is a studio that produces handmade jewellery, all based on original designs. Their style is described as 'Taiwanese Retro', and they experiment in combing every possible material with metal.

http://www.facebook.com/MetalPharmacy

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September: 11am - 6pm 
*Last entry to the exhibition is 45 minutes before the clos...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor :Rüskasa

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Traditional Taiwanese carving skills are used to create all furniture in Rüskasa's range; the subtle lines and shapes sympathetically highlight the qualities of the wood. Unnecessary decoration is abandoned, preferring to present the beauty in the natural material which connects with the natural elements in life. Along with the disappearing Taiwanese carving skills, handicraftsmen perform traditional mortise and tenon techniques to the perfection, hand-making piece by piece precisely to pass...
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Xcellent Products International Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 




The goal of the company has always been to design value into our products. To Xcellent, 'value' stands for Variation. Aesthetics, Lifestyle, Utility and Economic; describing the way in which our products aim to deliver an outstanding user experience to meet every demand, from form and function to feeling affordability.
http://www.xcellentlighting.com/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 Sep...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Y-Studio

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Y-Studio is a brand of products that blends in with the world around you, once a product is determined to be made, its sole purpose is to be used properly. The studio creates lighting by re-using elements from camera's in an attempt to halt the flow of disposable products, and to preserve the beauty and restore life to the original product.
http://www.ystudio-style.com/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am -...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Moissue Intl. Corp.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Moissue explores the original expression and sensation of materials through the series of creations inspired by faded memories and emotions in life. Using wood and stainless steel as the main creative elements, Moissue intends to present the most fitting appearance of the object, so as to inspire each individual’s unique experience and feeling, in turn tacitly transform your lifestyle. The Dandelion stool subverts the stereotypical image of wooden furniture and serves a stunning visual feas...
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Kimu

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





The Line Project, first shown at Tent 2012, is a balance of tradition & technology. The innovative manufacturing techniques using traditional paper & metal and the combination of complex & simple shapes create a stunning & versatile lamp. Kimu introduces design into our environment by the most simple and natural ways. They believe that design exists in close proximity with humanity.

http://kimudesign.blogspot.tw/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 Septe...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 
Returning to Tent for a second year, and under the guidance of Taiwan's Ministry of Culture, the Taiwan Design Center is presenting 12 of the most innovative Taiwanese brands in the Fresh Taiwan pavilion this September.

Showing the country's capacity in the culture and creative industries, the designers all demonstrate a creative energy true to the roots of Taiwanese culture and heritage through contemporary products.

Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitors:
Kimu.
Moissue Intl. Corp.
Y-Studio
Xcellent Product...
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The First Ever Taiwan Pavilion in Edinburgh Summer Festivals is Launched

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 



This summer Edinburgh will welcome 11 splendid performing art groups from Taiwan. These groups will showcase their performances in the renowned Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Starting from 19th July Taiwanese band Sizhukong will blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and shifting tempos. The International Theater Ensemble will bring a poetic theatrical expre...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 
The country’s strength in art is also evidenced by the fact that three performance groups—Against Again Troupe, Anarchy Dance Theatre and EX-Theatre Asia—have been invited to perform at the WSD festival, he said.

Initiated by the OISTAT, the quadrennial WSD is the only global competition and exhibition for individual stage designers in such areas as architecture, costume, installation, lighting, multi-media, performance design, puppetry, set and sound.

Ex-Theatre Asia is a cross-cultural ...

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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Exhibitors

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 

Photo by Liu Chen – hsiang, Design by Yei-Sheng Wang
Yei – Sheng Wang is a designer from Taiwan who will be exhibiting his work at World Stage Design 2013 -


The exhibition will explore the diversity of capturing design, and along with traditional displays exhibitors will be able to propose innovative presentation techniques. WSD 2013 will question the boundaries of performance design and the designers’ work in both traditional and non-traditional performance spaces.

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Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, July 19, 2013, In : News 
  
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Baroque Camerata: Splendour-When Western Meets Taiwanese Folk Songs

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Splendour - when Western Baroque meets Taiwanese folk songs. The Baroque Camerata from Taiwan was founded in 2004 and all members are professional musicians. They often play Baroque and early classical music. Famous musicians, both foreign and local, have been invited as guest players. Since 2006, the Baroque Camerata has been the resident orchestra at National Sun Yat-sen University, consistently fostering promising musicians. Regular performances are scheduled in order to promote the perfor...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Water Reflection Dance Ensemble: East, a Woman Shifting on Time Axis

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Water Reflection Dance Ensemble - repeatedly winning the CCA Outstanding Performing Arts Stabilization Fund, and being selected as one of the Outstanding Performing Groups of New Taipei City. East, A Woman Shifting On Time Axis... combines poetics, female consciousness and a certain oriental touch. Tan explore norms that Chinese traditional teachings have imposed on eastern women. The dancers wear three-inch golden lotus shoes, which act as symbols of how the roles of eastern women shift and ...
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Tai Gu Tales Dance Theatre: Sekret

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 



Wu Tsai-Lin: solo dancer. Five aspects and multiple presentations. Decipher the Meta of Mother Earth as we step into the centre of the universe. To confine resurrection and destruction, to love and hate, of human nature. Wu Tsai-Lin was born in Taiwan and grew up in a performance art family. Her father was a Peking Opera actor and founder of Contemporary Legend Theatre Company. Her mother was founder of the Tai Gu Tales Dance Theatre Company. Her parents influenced her interest in dance and a...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Musitonik Ensemble: Wandering Voices II

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Led by two prize-winning Taiwanese musicians, Cheng-Ying Chuang (countertenor / Chinese lutenist on liuqin and zhongruan) and Ya-Ting Wang (percussionist). Musitonik Ensemble is devoted to exploring musical genres and building their contemporary dialogues. Together with acclaimed sitarist (Indian plucked-string) Ryohei Kanemitsu and erhu (Chinese fiddle) player Tanghsuan Lo, Wandering Voices II soars from ancient Chinese melodies, Indian ragas, European baroque / classical music into the cont...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Fun Theatre Company: Taiwan! Here I am

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 



A foreigner comes to visit Taiwan and stays with a Taiwanese opera performer and her family. The foreigner learns Taiwanese modern and traditional cultures while visiting there. Children, teenagers, and adults are in the group. Photos and videos will be applied to the production. Food, clothing, living style, transportation, education, languages, and leisure life issues will be presented in a creative way. A Taiwanese female’s life story will be presented here. She’s indeed made in Taiwan...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Cheng-Lung Lin: Music From a Piece of Leaf

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 

 
The leaf is readily available in lots of places and it can be a musical instrument. The timbre is loud and clear. My performance is to take a piece of leaf and flute out of music. The Taiwanese ballad, folk songs and world famous music will be presented. Let's connect and be touched by the leaf's music.

Date: 6-8 August
Time: 19:00
Duration: 1 hour
Suitability : U
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Venue:
St Cuthbert's Parish Church
5 Lothian Road,Entrances from Lothian Rd and Princes St,Edinburgh, EH1 2EP

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Body Expression Dance Theatre: Mr. R

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Mr. R, is a process of transformation. Subjects belong to me, in the presence of different stages, reveal the faces of each instants. They record these completed moments, in the gesture of memories, even though they are purely part of my developmental stages. Time had elapsed, the present me has belonged to the past. This is the state of my existence in the fluidic time.
 
About Body Expression Dance Theatre 
Returning from studies at New York modern dance graduate programs in 1999, Taipei-based...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Formosa Impression

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


The Elite Artists Trio is among the most sought after chamber groups in Taiwan, with a reputation for stimulating performances, breadth of repertoire and exceptional audience rapport. The trio was founded by three accomplished artists: pianist Sherry Chen, the violinist Wen-Chuan Lin and the cellist Ya Limu. Individually they are multiple award-winning performers and together they bring a dynamic range of musicianship. The trio is dedicated to performing contemporary works and to the promotio...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - International Theater Ensemble: Overcoat

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Poetic expression of Nikolai Gogol’s classic in the era of internet technology. Multimedia cross-border performance. Original combination of Chinese theatrical traditions and music with modern European physical theatre and contemporary projection technologies. Combines modern dance and narration, Chinese opera instruments and smartphone applications. Directed by acclaimed Russian-American director Oleg Liptsin. Theatre without borders!

Poetic theatrical expression of Nikolai Gogol’s classi...

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Edinburgh International Festival 2013 - Contemporary Legend Theatre: Metamorphosis

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Performance
Travelling salesman and sole breadwinner for his family, Gregor Samsa awakes one day to discover that he has been transformed into a giant insect. Unable to communicate and shocking to anyone who sees him, he is forced into a solitary existence confined to his room. As he becomes insufferable to himself and a burden to his family, when death finally comes it is a relief, freeing him from the anxieties of everyday life.
 
Contemporary Legend Theatre’s Wu Hsing-kuo returns with a mes...

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Edinburgh Jazz&Blues Festival 2013 - Graeme Stephen/ Fraser Fifield, SZK: Sizhukong

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Graeme Stephen/ Fraser Fifield, SZK: Sizhukong
Taiwanese band Sizhukong blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and shifting tempos. Beautiful and beguiling Scottish folk music taken into the future with guitarist, Graeme Stephen, and piper, whistle player and saxophonist Fraser Fifield.

Performance
Taiwanese band Sizhukong blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and sh...

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2010 「Ban-Doh.辦桌 @ FORMOSA」講座

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, June 27, 2013, In : News 
「Ban-Doh.辦桌 @ FORMOSA」講座

「Ban-Doh.辦桌 @ FORMOSA」台灣藝術設計聯展、邀請大家與台灣藝術家和設計師一起拿起麥克風、讓創意飄香!

由UALTWS以及FORMOSA team共同策畫的「Ban-Doh.辦桌 @ FORMOSA」台灣藝術設計聯展,在6月10日晚上6點半到8點與6月12日下午3點到6點,將邀請台灣藝術家與設計師,在倫敦Angel地鐵站後方的Candid Arts Trust Gallery,與觀展民眾一起以輕鬆對談的方式,創...

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2010 FORMOSA SHOW Selection Result 入選名單

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, In : News 
You will received a call or a text message, and also an email, if you are selected.

煎熬的時刻來臨,為了讓各位參選者一起分享我們的煎熬,我們決定讓大家一起煎熬。
在此時此刻,我們在開會的同時,一邊討論最終入選名單,我們將一邊公佈確定入選的名單。
若您已經被選入參展,您將會接到我們的通知。


請注意了!!!
1. 陳柏翰 Pao-Han Chen
2. 許雁婷 Yen-Ting Hsu
3. 蔡叡玫 Rosy Tsai
4. 葉偉榮 Kenyon Y...

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2010 FORMOSA SHOW Finally, it's about time to meet.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, In : News 
Sorry not replying or updating you any sooner, these days FORMOSA has been extremely busy on selecting, curating, organising, and promoting. And here are some update about what the exhibition progress.

1. Programming
辦桌 Ban-Doh @ FORMOSA
Exhibition Open: 9th-13th Jun 12 - 9 pm
Sunday Open : 13th Jun 12 - 6 pm
Private View : 9th Jun 6 - 9 pm
Talk Program : 10th -12th Jun 6:30 - 8 pm
Candid Arts Gallery, CANDID ARTS TRUST
3 Torrens St, London, EC1V 1NQ

***** please kindly inform us, if you can't par...

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2010 What these people doing now?

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, June 13, 2013, In : News 
FORMOSA team is now choosing and arranging venue for the coming exhibition. Once the venue has been confirmed. Our curators will start selecting works from all candidates. The progress and result will be announced almost synced to everyone via email, Facebook, and surely our main website.


All great artists and designer, please be patient for this long slow process. Just me, we worked hard, and feeling exciting to know the coming result, too. Please follow us, and tell whoever you like to share...
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2010 FORMOSA SHOW Q&A

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, June 13, 2013, In : News 
Q: What is the Formosa original mean?
A: When Portuguese first came to Taiwan, they called it Formosa meaning beautiful island.

Q: Who is Formosa?
A: Formosa is a group of people from different back ground, in collaboration with other leading organizations.

Q: When is exhibit day?
A: Dates are choosing between April and June. Another exhibition will be in September.

Q: When will FORMOSA announce the selected result ?
A: The curation team is arranging the venue, once the venue has been confirmed, the...

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