Commingle with Taiwan and US Professionals in South Bay

BGBridges (Build Great Bridges) and its first hub BGBAT (Build Great Bridges Around Taiwan), based in Taipei, Taiwan, would like to welcome you to our first Commingle in California's South Bay!Come get to know what BGBridges & BGBAT's about; how we connect talent to opportunities; look at how life, work, and the startup scene compare between the Silicon Valley & Taiwan; and join us in exploring how you and your family can best utilize your summers to build bridges with Taiwan & Asia.We'll…

Commingle with Taiwan and US Professionals in SF

BGBridges (Build Great Bridges) and its first hub BGBAT (Build Great Bridges Around Taiwan), based in Taipei, Taiwan, would like to welcome you to our first Commingle in San Francisco, California!Join us on Thursday, August 10th, to look at how life, work, and the startup scene compare between San Francisco and Taiwan as a window to Greater Asia. We'll look at the various factors that top global talent consider when choosing where to live and work: career opportunities, living costs, children's…

Watch Taiwanese Bands Perform in San Francisco

Come out and watch Fire EX. Taiwan’s representative Punk Rock Band and Fake Your Own Death (FYOD) band perform in San Francisco!滅火器  Fire EX. from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, was established in 2000. The band consists of lead vocalist Sam, guitarist Orio, bassist Jc, who were classmates in high school; drummer Ti Wu joined them in 2012, and completed the band.As of today, they have released four full albums and many singles; Fire EX. combines the base tones of punk rock with lyrics reflecting…

Taiwan Documentary Film Screening with TAP in Boston

Have you ever seen different parts of Taiwan from a bird eye view? Join Taiwanese American Professionals - Boston (TAP-Boston) as we watch Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8viB52KsUuc), a documentary with breathtaking images of Taiwan and learn about the effects of urbanization on this beautiful island. This event is held in collaboration with NEACP in memory of the director Chi Po-Lin, who passed away in an accident last month.RSVP below so we can know to expect…

Taiwanese Music and the World: Interview with FireEX

By Darice Dan Chang Reprinted by permission of author and Ketagalan MediaOne of the challenges of writing about musicians from another country is that you have to feel each other out a little, figure out how much you know, or don’t know, about each other.For example, they don’t understand that you haven’t experienced them, that you can’t just Google.tw their names and have lived every nook and cranny their 10+ year career through the power of the internet. They don’t know that…

Taiwan Float in NY Pride Parade Celebrates LGBTQ Movement in Taiwan

The New York Taiwanese Community Crowdfunds to Celebrate the Recent Ruling on Same-sex Marriage by Taiwan’s Constitutional CourtTo celebrate this historic ruling, Mr. Chi Chia-Wei, the gay activist who filed the lawsuit that Taiwan’s Constitutional Court recently ruled on, has been invited to New York to participate in this year’s Gay Pride Parade, which will take place on June 25th. A crowdfunding campaign is now underway to raise funds to cover all fees and expenses for 1) Mr. Chi’s…

Taiwanese American Heritage Week Concert in Georgia

The Formosa Melody from Taiwan will delight you with traditional instruments to celebrate our Taiwanese American Heritage Week--Atlanta. The concert will be held on Wednesday, May 24th at 5pm at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center, KSU (488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw, GA 30144). We will begin with a dance parade along with an outdoor cultural exhibition, followed by folk songs and aboriginal bamboo dance performed by professional Taiwanese groups.Please join Atlanta Taiwanese Association…

“Taste of Taiwan” Gala in Chicago

Get a "Taste of Taiwan" with Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago (TJCCC)! Join us for a wonderful evening of fun, authentic Taiwanese dishes created by great Chicagoland restaurants , open bar, Taiwanese pop music, and raffle.Selected dishes included in this event: 肉羹湯 (Pork Thick Soup) by t.m. Basil 雞卷 (Chicken Rolls) by t.m. Basil 炒米粉 (Fried Rice noodles) by t.m. Basil 肉圓 (Ba Wan/Taiwanese Mega-Dumpling) by Chinese Café 南北和 豆花 (Tofu Pudding) by…

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Taiwanese American Heritage Week!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated nationwide during the month of May to honor the cultures, traditions, and achievements of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.In June of 1977, Congressmen Frank Horton (NY) and Norman Y. Mineta (CA) introduced a House resolution that called upon the President to proclaim the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific Heritage Week. May was chosen because in 1843 during the first week of the month, the first…