Taiwanese Music Jam with TAP in Austin

Taiwanese American Professionals - Austin (TAP-Austin) is hosting a Taiwanese Music Jam featuring four bands traveling to Austin from Taiwan. We are proud to present OVDS, Sign of Human, DWAGIE and local Taiwanese American artists in concert on Sunday, March 22nd from 1 to 4:30pm. The Taiwanese Music Jam will be held at Salvage Vanguard Theater on 2803 E Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722. Capacity is limited so get your tickets now! Admission is $5 online or cash at the door. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taiwanese-music-showcase-tickets-15991061696 About…

[PHOTO] Taiwan: Through the Lens of an ABT

By Benjamin Dunn PHOTO CAPTION This past December was my first time traveling back to Taiwan in over nine years. And the last time I went, I was 10, so I honestly don’t remember much from my trip then. It was truly a life changing experience and one that has changed my perspective not only on Taiwan, but also on the United States. And as a photographer, I wanted to document every bit of my journey through Taiwan with my mother and cousin. After visiting my family in Kaohsiung, we decided…

The Year of Taiwanese Food

Photo Credit: Jetset Times' "50 Foods in Taipei You Need to Eat" / The Food of Taiwan cookbook / Ho Chie Tsai/@hochie71 Food writers, photographers, entrepreneurs, chefs and more—we want to hear from you! Do you enjoy writing about Taiwanese food? Do you love cooking and/or posting videos or photos of Taiwanese food? Do you work with Taiwanese food in some way? If 'yes' to any of the above, join us in celebrating Taiwanese food this year! TaiwaneseAmerican.org is excited to…

Family: Help Bring Home Ellie’s Baby Sister from Taiwan

         After a 13-year journey to become parents, Brian and Debbie Dunn adopted their amazing daughter Ellie from Taiwan. In October, they learned Ellie's biological sister was now available to be adopted from Taiwan and the birthmother would like to keep the sisters together. Read their heartfelt letter below and see how you can help. Dear TaiwaneseAmerican.org, we are the Dunns (Brian, Debbie and Ellie) from Georgetown, Texas. Our daughter Ellie is Taiwanese and became a part of our…

25th Anniversary Celebration of “Mei Mei” Film in Oregon

MediaRites presents a 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Peabody-winning film Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song Doors open 7:30pm with live music by the Orchid and Bamboo Ensemble and a beautiful art installation by artist Willow Zheng who created Chinese watercolors for the film! The screening starts at 8pm. “A cross-cultural tale of a mother and daughter separated by language and culture, yet bound together for life.” With the 1989 Peabody-winning audio documentary as the soundtrack, Dmae…

KANO Screenings in USA

KANO is a 2014 Taiwanese baseball film directed by Umin Boya and co-produced by Wei Te-Sheng (director of Cape No.7, the second highest grossing film in Taiwanese history, and the epic Warriors of the Rainbow). KANO is crowd-pleasing inspirational film, which has won the Audience Award at the 2014 Osaka Asian Film Festival, and the Audience Award at the 2014 Taipei Film Festival. It was an Official Selection at the 2014 New York Asian Film Festival and is a Best Picture Nominee for the 2014 Golden…

AsianInNY 2014 Fashion Show at Grand Central

AsianInNY’s 10th Annual Fashion Show will feature a runway show to showcase Taiwanese designers: Malan Breton’s and Alexander King Chen’s Spring 2015 collections. Come experience Taiwan’s fashion at Grand Central Terminal on September 27th 2014 from 1-2pm. In addition to having Breton and Chen display their featured designs AsianInNY has recruited the international fashion industry's accessory experts to contribute to the runway show. Hairstyles will be done by Haruo Noro Salon; makeup…

September 13th | Keep Taiwan Free Movement in NYC!

[caption id="attachment_11876" align="alignnone" width="610"] Photo Credit: MengLing Hsieh[/caption] Despite being one of the world's youngest successful democracies, Taiwan continues to be excluded from the United Nations. Among many consequences, that means Taiwan is unable to fully participate in and contribute its resources to global institutions such as the World Health Organization and forced to enter international competitions under the name of “Chinese Taipei." Keep Taiwan Free and…