National Taiwan Museum to exhibit gifts from allied countries

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2018-05-17

Academia Historica is working with the National Taiwan Museum for the first time to make

Gifts from diplomatic allies

public its collection of gifts that Taiwan’s past and current presidents have received from diplomatic allies.

A ceremony was held announcing the opening of an exhibit of gifts that Taiwan received mostly from allied nations. Academia Historica’s head Wu Mi-cha was there to pass a spear of the local Tao tribe that was given to President Tsai Ing-wen to the National Taiwan Museum director Hung Shih-yu.

Academia Historica has selected 82 out of more than 860,000 gifts in its collection to be displayed at an exhibit at the National Taiwan Museum. Wu said it is only appropriate for the museum to be exhibiting the items which will receive better care.    [FULL  STORY]

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