Taiwan’s arts coming to George Town festival

The Star Online
Date: Saturday, 2 Jun 2018

TAIWANESE performing arts will become a feature of George Town Festival 2018 (GTF).

Coined “Isle to Isle”, a layered series of programmes highlighting the best of

(From right) Sidek showing a pamphlet to Chou, Taipei Investors in Malaysia vice-president Datuk Lee Hung Lung and Penang Alumni Associations of Taiwan Universities president Lim Goay Huah after the press conference in George Town, Penang.

Taiwanese performing arts, creative and art administration will be featured at the festival.

The series will run from Aug 12 to 19 and will showcase and create a discourse on the arts and the use of creative spaces to generate people-centric experiences, said GTF director Joe Sidek.

GTF and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia (Teco) announced the collaboration recently in an effort to create closer ties between the arts and design community of both islands.

“We are excited to work with Teco along with other Taiwanese organisations on this project.   [FULL  STORY]

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