Month: July 2018

TAIWANfest Charity - SWACT


Enjoying TAIWANfest? Have you experienced something new and exciting in our Dialogues with Asia series? Do you have ideas to share, or want to be a part of the development process….

TAIWANfest Hope Talk - Pinoy Love in Taipei

Pinoy Love in Taipei

Alone and far away from home, migrant Philippine brethren and sistren in Taiwan are always lonely and homesick. Gen Huang, who married into a Taiwanese family, founded the PhilTai platform online, developing a platform for compatriots in different countries around the world to provide support for their Philippine sistren in Taiwan..

TAIWANfest Film - Tidal Traces

Tidal Traces

Tidal Traces is a 360° video VR dance piece that places viewers in the centre of the performance. In it, three characters explore a new and uncertain world—moving between tranquility and ominousness, beauty and peril….

TAIWANfest Film - Blind Vaysha

Blind Vaysha VR

Vaysha is not like other little girls: she was born with a left eye that sees only the past and a right eye that sees only the future, and she cannot live in the present. Should she poke out one of her eyes so that she can live in the other’s temporal reality? Or is she doomed to perceive the world from this perplexing perspective…

TAIWANfest Performance - Frogpile


Frogpile, composed of frontman Jordan Heaney, guitarist Brian Tancredi, drummer Chris Marriott and bassist Bartek Danel, are slyly posing as an alternative rock group made up of (mostly) good, Canadian kids….

TAIWANfest Performance - CRAS


CRAS is a four-piece Blink-182-like Pop Punk band from Vancouver. Just released their debut EP Morning Wood in 2018; CRAS’s music is diversified from catchy melody pop punk songs to gang vocals with emotional turbulence….

TAIWANfest Performance - Dead End Drive In

Dead End Drive In

Bolstered by aggressive guitar riffs and gut-wrenching gangers, Dead End Drive-In are a punk rock five-piece from Vancouver, Canada. Taking after such acts as Titus Andronicus, Diarrhea Planet and The Replacements, this band has no problem mixing meaningful lyrical content with relentless lead lines….

TAIWANfest Performance - Chelsea's Tail

Chelsea’s Tail

Chelsea’s Tail is a three-piece rock band from Vancouver, BC. Their wall of sound is made up of dynamic riffs, powerful choruses, and melodic harmonies. Taking influence from various artists such as Coheed and Cambria, Incubus, and Queen, the band forms its own sound with style….

TAIWANfest Film - Tribe Alive

Tribe Alive

The indigenous people of Taiwan have been living there for thousands of years, their multifaceted tribal culture and their unique ways of life are sources of amazement to the rest of the world….

TAIWANfest Crafts

Kids Zone

Crafts and arts that no one can keep their hands off – whether young or old! Don’t miss out on the magic of breathing life into these arts through your very own hands – what unique wonders will you create….

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