Chen urges caution on test language
President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) yesterday highlighted the government's efforts to preserve and promote the plurality of Taiwan's languages and cultures. He said, however, such… More
2003 Taipei Yimin Festival raises curtain
The 2003 Taipei Yimin Festival was held at the Municipal Stadium on August 9-11. This was the 15th consecutive year that the celebration was held in this capital city. However, it… More
Fukienese Hakka Cultural Festival makes debut
A news conference for the "Fukienese Hakka Cultural Festival," jointly given by Yeh Chu-lan, chairperson of the Council for Hakka Affairs, Weng Chin-chu, chief of the Changhwa… More
Hakka celebration kicks off
The annual Taipei Hakka Memorial Ceremony was held yesterday morning at Taipei Stadium to commemorate the Hakka people who died in civil war clashes during the 18th century, under… More
President hails first Hakka TV station as medium to protect nation's culture
President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) yesterday called on millions of Hakkas in Taiwan to learn their language, preserve their own culture, and promote their value concepts in order to… More
National Central University to offer first Hakka studies
Although the earliest Hakka immigrants arrived in Taiwan hundreds of years ago, their culture has taken a backseat to the Han Chinese and Taiwanese cultures. The Hakka community… More
2003 Sanyi Wood Carving Festival to take place in Miaoli
Sanyi, a misty town in Miaoli, is Taiwan's wood sculpture capital. This year, the town will hold the Sanyi Wood Festival from May 17 to 26, which aims not only to enlighten… More
Gala Television to launch Hakka cultural program
Gala Television Corporation| will launch a three-minute "Hakka Everyday" TV program after their evening weekday news broadcasts beginning October 21, with the aim of disseminating… More
Hakka affairs council honors outstanding talent
With the aim of preserving their ethnic language and culture, the Cabinet-level Council for Hakka Affairs staged a celebration yesterday to highlight the contributions by home… More
Wider Hakka culture promotion pledged
The Cabinet-level Hakka Affairs Council on Saturday pledged to introduce a more productive Hakka culture to the people of Taiwan and to the wider world. At a banquet in Taipei… More