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2015/10/27 | Zou Chi
Taiwan Places Third in World’s Biggest Breakdancing Competition, BOTY
BOTY is now one of the world's oldest and the most influential breakdancing competitions, often referred to as the world cup of breakdancing. It was held in Braunschweig, Germany last weekend, and U-Taipei, representing Taiwan, advanced to the semi-finals and placed third in the competition.
2015/09/25 | Kenzo
Taiwanese Film Directors Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang Named Top Ten Asian Directors by BIFF
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of BIFF, the festival committee has launched a special program called, Asian Cinema 100. The program has selected 100 significant Asian films, and "A City of Sadness" by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien ranks number five while Taiwanese director Edward Yang ranks number seven with "A Brighter Summer Day." Hou also places number two among the top ten directors in Asia.
2015/09/01 | Zou Chi
Only Sulfuric Fire Fishing Technique in the World Registered as Cultural Asset in Taiwan
Sulfuric fire fishing was one of the eight must-see attractions in Jinshan in the past. The magnificent scene is now an important national treasure in the hundreds of years of the fishing industry in Taiwan.
2015/08/12 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese Students Win The German Red Dot Award with 2D Animation
"The Followers" depicts the general phenomenon of following blindly in Chinese communities by presenting what the main character sees and does while going to the train station. The animation won the award due to its detailed and profound settings.
2015/08/11 | Yang
China Bans 120 Songs for Morality
The Ministry of Culture in China issued a blacklist of 120 music products on August 10. The banned songs include many works created by Taiwanese singers, including Ayal Komod (張震嶽), Stanley Huang (黃立行), Jerry Lo (羅百吉), MC HotDog and others.
2015/08/10 | TNL 編輯
The Last Type Foundry in Taiwan Won't Be Sold for even Billions of Chinese Yuan
The second-generation owner Chang Chieh-kuan says that Taiwan is one of the few places in the world that uses traditional Chinese characters. He believes that he needs to contribute to traditional Chinese characters and promote them to the world. Therefore, he has decided to devote his life to preserving the typing craft.
2015/07/29 | Zou Chi
Taiwan Animation Nominated in the Academy Awards of the Animation Industry
"J'ai Vu, Une Fois, Une Magnifique Image" will automatically be nominated for Best Animated Short Film in The Oscars if it wins Best Animated Film at ACM SIGGRAPH.