Monday, August 8, 2022
Kamon Symbols of Japan

Culture of Japan: “Kamon” Family Crests

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“Kamon” are the traditional Japanese coat of arms or family crests. Kamon are said to have been in use since at least the Heian Period (8th to 12th century AD). While at first these...

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Art Exhibition in Osaka

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Art Exhibition in Osaka. The art exhibition held at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Tokyo last year. It hosted again in Osaka from July 14, 2022, to September 4,...
Taiwan dancers take first place in France X sports festival team event

Taiwan dancers take first place in France X sports festival team event

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A team of three Taiwanese dancers with two teammates, from their defeated quarter final and semi final opponents, has won the breakdancing team event at "FISE de Montpellier," one of the biggest international competitions...
Taiwanese goldsmith Yuyi Cheng (鄭又嶧), a winner of this year's Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards in the United Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Yuyi Cheng

Award-winning Taiwanese goldsmith hopes to promote Taiwan through art

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Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Taiwanese goldsmith Yuyi Cheng (鄭又嶧), a winner of this year's Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards in the United Kingdom, said he hopes to use his success to promote Taiwanese culture...
Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te (李永得, left) with and Taiwanese dancer Hsueh Yu-hsien (薛喻鮮, center) with Ho Lian-hua (賀連華). Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Culture

Taiwan Dance Troupe Wins Spanish Flamenco Competition

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Taiwanese dance troupe Genio Dance Group won the top prize at a flamenco competition in Madrid, Spain on May 13. Led by Taiwanese dancer Hsueh Yu-hsien (薛喻鮮), the troupe won the group category of the...
Musician Matt Hsu wins Queensland Music Award for his song that celebrates cultural heritage

Musician Matt Hsu wins Queensland Music Award for his song that celebrates cultural heritage

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Taiwanese-Australian multi-instrumentalist Matt Hsu won the World Music Award at the 2022 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs) with his hip hop track "Welcome to the Neighbourhood: Taiwan (就當家裡)," a song that celebrates cultural heritage. Co-produced with...
22nd National Award for Arts announced seven winners

22nd National Award for Arts announced seven winners

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The 22nd National Award for Arts (國家文藝獎) announced seven winners on Dec. 8, which includes writer Ping Lu (平路), documentary maker Huang Ming-chuan (黃明川), Beiguan (北管) musician Chiu Huo-jung (邱火榮), choreographer Bulareyaung Pagarlava (布拉瑞揚.帕格勒法),...
Japan's handicrafts

Japan’s Handicrafts: Tomari-nata

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Japan's handicrafts may seem like distant traditions, but they are actually much closer than you might think! The Consulate-General of Japan in Miami's very own Consul Okubo has a special connection to one of Toyama...
FusionFest

The 4th Annual FusionFest Returns To Downtown Orlando In Grand Style On Thanksgiving Weekend,...

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Celebrate the People and Many Cultures That Make Central Florida Awesome at the Free, Two-Day Festival That Features Over 1,000 Local Artists and Draws People From More Than 100 Different Cultures to Experience Music,...
Peking opera star

Peking opera star to present final Metamorphosis performance in Taiwan

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Taichung, Nov. 2 (CNA) Peking Opera veteran Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國), known for blending Chinese opera with contemporary theater elements, said Tuesday that he will no longer perform the one-man show "Metamorphosis" (蛻變) in Taiwan...
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