Edward Yang: an important flag bearer of New Taiwan Cinema
Edward Yang was a representative director of New Taiwan Cinema movement, whose works had always been closely linked to his Taiwanese and Chinese cultures. At the same time, he was… More
Tseng Hsien-chen: a painter who showed the landscape of the Hakka countryside
Tseng Hsien-chen was an important Hakka painter and art educator in Taiwan. He devoted himself to making watercolor creations, and through the paintbrush, presented the rural life… More
Xiao Ru-song: the interpreter of Hsinchu County
Xiao Ru-song was an important contemporary watercolor painter in the history of Taiwanese art. His artworks varied from Fauvism style, Cubist and Impressionist styles. Xiao… More
Hou Hsiao-hsien: a leading figure in New Taiwan Cinema
Hou Hsiao-hsien is an important director of the New Taiwan Cinema best known for his use of long take, scenery shot, and fixed focuses in films. In 1983, his film "The Sandwich… More
Lin Bing-huan: lifelong contributor to traditional Hakka performing arts
Acclaimed as the national treasure of Hakka performing artist, Lin Bing-huan was a representative figure of Hakka “Tsod’ Ba’ Hi^ (撮把戲),” a form of folk drama that is traditiona More
Hsu Mu-chen: master of traditional Hakka songs
Hsu Mu-chen is a Taiwanese Hakka folk art master. His rich life history and performance experience have left a valuable testimony to the folk music of Hakka traditional society.… More
Tseng Hsien-chi: preservationist of Hakka Three-character Tea-picking Opera
A well-known performer in the Hakka opera world, Tseng Hsien-chi masters various roles, such as the clown, the painted face antagonists, and the elderly. He has integrated the… More
Chien Wen-hsiu: a vocalist who sings the "Hakka Spirit"
Chien Wen-hsiu is an internationally renowned and award winning famous vocalist and professor. She was once invited to perform at the inauguration ceremony of U.S. President… More
Jiang Wen-ye: the first Taiwanese person to win a medal in the Olympics
Jiang Wen-ye was a Hakka composer, vocalist and teacher. His works contained a strong sense of his homeland Taiwan, religious sacred music and Chinese classical culture, setting… More
Teng Yu-hsien: Father of Taiwanese ballads
Teng Yu-hsien was a Hakka composer who has created nearly 100 songs in his life. The classic masterpiece "Four, Moon, Hope, Rain" refers to the four Taiwanese language songs in… More