Taiwan Culture

Wang Chiu-hwa (王秋華), born in Beijing in 1925 and a resident in Taiwan since 1979, is one of seven recipients of the National Award for Arts for 2020, and the first woman to win the biennial award for architecture since its inception in 1997. (Courtesy of Facebook WOMEN in Architecture Taiwan 台灣女建築家學會)

94-year-old architect among recipients of 2020 National Award for Arts

TAIPEI (CNA) — Wang Chiu-hwa (王秋華), born in Beijing in 1925 and a resident in Taiwan since 1979, is one of seven recipients of...
One of Taiwan's renowned performing arts groups, U-Theatre, has called for public donations to help them rebuild their rehearsal space after it was turned to ashes by an electrical fire nearly four months ago. (Courtesy of U-Theatre)

U-Theatre calls for donations to rebuild destroyed cabin

TAIPEI (CNA) — One of Taiwan's renowned performing arts groups, U-Theatre, has called for public donations to help them rebuild their rehearsal space after...
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A big day for jazz at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

TAIPEI (CNA) — Award-winning musicians keyed off at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei on Saturday in two major jazz-inspired events held simultaneously...
A popular Japanese brand, Aevil Labels released gray hoodies printed "Wenzhou Big Wonton" inspired by the Taiwanese snack bar and the clothing line was sold out rapidly on their website. (Courtesy of Aevil Labels)

‘Wenzhou Big Wonton’ walks off plates and onto clothes

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan food is trendy in Japan thanks to the growing popularity of fried chicken cutlets, Boba milk and the...
The stamps are valued at NT$6, NT$13 and NT$15, and will be available from post offices nationwide as well as the Postal Museum in Taipei from Dec. 3. (Courtesy of Chunghwa Post)

Chunghwa Post to issue Year of the Rat stamps

TAIPEI (CNA) — With the approach of the upcoming Lunar New Year, commemorative stamps and postcards featuring Year of the Rat motifs will go on...
A Taiwan design company, Onion Design, has secured a nomination for Best Recording Package for their creation of the album cover “Hold That Tiger”(Courtesy of Onion Design Associates)

Taiwan album design nominated for the Grammys!

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Thanks to the sudden fame brought about by Buyan Shunze Temple’s “lucky cap” earlier this year, Taiwan’s unique temple...
The National Central Library (NCL) will host a major carnival in Taipei next month as part of an annual reading festival to encourage love and appreciation of books (Courtesy of The National Central Library)

National Central Library to host carnival in Taipei to promote reading

TAIPEI (CNA) — The National Central Library (NCL) will host a major carnival in Taipei next month as part of an annual reading festival...
Bangka Longshan Temple (艋舺龍山寺), one of the most renowned temples in Taiwan, marks its 280th anniversary on Wednesday in Wanhua District, Taipei City. (Shutterstock)

Longshan Temple marks 280th anniversary in style

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Bangka Longshan Temple (艋舺龍山寺), one of the most renowned temples in Taiwan, marked its 280th anniversary on Wednesday with a string...
The Canadian- Taiwanese actor, 35, was confirmed dead by his entertainment agency Wednesday after collapsing while filming action variety show. (Courtesy of Godfrey Gao)

Friends, family express sadness after passing of Godfrey Gao

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Friends and relatives of Taiwan-born actor Godfrey Gao (高以翔) expressed their sorrow and pain following his sudden passing during...
An athlete wearing one finished first in a major international race last month (NOWnews)

Changhua temple to give away 4,000 ‘lucky caps’ over weekend

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taoist temple in central Taiwan said Tuesday that it plans to hand out some 4,000 free 'lucky caps' over the...

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