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September 2018

Keep Taiwan Free March

September 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China, 520 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036 United States
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(from Keep Taiwan Free and United Nations for Taiwan) Every year, our team of young activists hosts the annual United Nations Membership for Taiwan/Keep Taiwan Free rally. We invite you to join us as we raise awareness about Taiwan's exclusion from the global community, including key institutions like the United Nations, as a result of intense pressure and intimidation tactics by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The Chinese government’s continued belligerence towards “the Taiwan issue” is a calculated manoeuvre, designed…

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On Happiness Road [幸福路上] Queens, NY Screening with Q&A

September 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Taiwan Center, 137-44 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY 11354 United States
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What is Happiness?  A Taiwanese-American woman comes to a crossroad in life when she returns home to attend her grandmother's funeral. As she reconnects with family and childhood friends and reflects on her life so far, the film recounts the recent history of Taiwan and that of New York City in the early 2000's. Where will she find true Happiness? Developed from her short animated film "Happiness Road", this semi-autobiographical feature by first-time director Hsin-Yin Sung has achieved unexpected commercial…

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January 2019

Global Taiwan Institute: Taiwan in 2019

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Global Taiwan Institute, 1836 Jefferson Place Northwest
Washington, D.C., 20036
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2019 will be an important year for Taiwan, US-Taiwan relations, and cross-Strait relations. After the recently held local elections, Taiwan’s political parties and the electorate are already preparing for the general elections in January 2020. The 2020 race, which will elect the president and legislators, will be more consequential for Taiwan’s foreign policy and thus for US interests. The tone for the race is already being set as Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen issued her administration’s first new year speech, which…

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February 2019

ITASA 2019 National Conference

February 14 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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The ITASA National Conference will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Thursday, February 14 to Sunday, February 17.  Our theme this year is "Me and Ama: Weaving together stories of our past with memories of our future". Through Me and Ama, we hope to create a space for intimate dialogues and communal growth around Taiwanese American identity. We aim to begin answering the questions: What does it mean to belong to Taiwanese America? What are our family stories?…

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March 2019

IdentiTEA: Presented by TAP-Boston

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
BCNC, 38 Ash Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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What does it mean to be a Taiwanese/Asian-American today? How do (or don't) our identities and heritages impact us in our day to day life? Join us for our annual IdentiTEA - a thoughtful, small group discussion where we connect with our fellow Taiwanese/Asian-Americans, share our personal stories, and chat over a build your own bubble tea bar. Founded in 2012, Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) - Boston is a chapter of the largest network of young Taiwanese American professionals in…

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May 2019

Taiwan Cinema At GTI: “Our Youth In Taiwan”

May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Taiwan Cinema at GTI: Our Youth in Taiwan Followed by a Discussion with Film Director Fu Yue Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:00 – 6:00 PM Reception 6:15 – 8:30 PM Screening & Discussion Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2172 Event Description The Global Taiwan Institute is pleased to present the film “Our Youth in Taiwan” in our ongoing series of social and cultural programs in Washington, DC. Reception 5:00-6:00 PM Opening Remarks Rep. Steve Chabot, Co-Chair, US Congressional Taiwan Caucus Fu Yue, Director The…

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2019 Taiwan Film Festival (Boston)

May 26 @ 8:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 60 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
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The first Taiwanese Film Festival of Boston will be inaugurated on May 26th and 27th. The Festival welcomes six newly independent Taiwanese documentaries to the Boston. Please join us and explore the richness of Taiwan. *May 27th is Memorial Holiday Host organization: Taiwan Film Festival of Boston Email: [email protected] Phone: 617-245-2230 Website Facebook fanpage Co-host organizations: TCCNE, TAA, NEACP, NE Hakka, MITROCSA, HTSA Ticket Information Early bird: 1-Day pass $24; 2-Day pass $40 (sale ends on 4/30) Regular: 1-Day pass…

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June 2019

Taiwanese American Peter Lin’s “New Age, Old Ways” CD Release

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birdland Theater, 315 W. 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Join us for Peter Lin's TNT Quartet CD Release! All attendees will receive a special copy of Peter's Jazz Comic Book "New Age Old Ways" ! About this Event “...His trombone has that same forward sound that evokes beyond be-bop...There's a jovial brashness here, an inner light to his playing that suggests he's in love with this music, and while he seems to be a perfectly serious and thoughtful performer you can't help but imagine the smile on his face…

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September 2019

TAP NY: 15th Annual Mets Taiwan Day

September 7

Come join TAP-NY as the NY Mets host the 15th Annual Taiwan Day at the Mets stadium for an exciting game with the Mets playing the Phillies! Taiwanese comedian, social worker and Youtuber Tsai Aga will be throwing the honorary first pitch. If you would like to support and donate to Taiwan-based charities, please visit https://give2asia.org/fund/?fwp_location=taiwan, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, to look through different projects. Grab your tickets soon before they fill up! The deadline to purchase tickets will be…

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2019 United Nations Membership for Taiwan / Keep Taiwan Free March (NYC)

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In 1992, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taiwan proposed that the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) administration of Taiwan (Republic of China) should recognize the political reality and end the international isolation by considering re-entry into the international community by applying for United Nations membership using the name of Taiwan. Since New York is where the United Nations headquarters is located, it motivated the Taiwanese Americans living in the Greater New York area to organize the “Committee for Admission of…

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