TASC Night Market at UIUC

The UIUC's Taiwanese American Students Club, TIA, TSA, and Tzu Chi present TASC Night Market 2014. Night Market is TASC's annual event that seeks to emulate the experience of a Taiwanese night market. With this event, we hope to bring more awareness to the Taiwanese culture. Come to the Quad on Friday, Oct. 10th, 7-9 PM to enjoy some good food, great drinks, terrific performances, fun games, take photos at our photo booth, and bargain at our shop booth! All patrons receive 3 FREE tickets that…

NATMA National Conference for Health Professionals

Each year, the North American Taiwanese Medical Association hosts a premier gathering of medical and health professionals from the Taiwanese American community, with medical education programs and credits available to the participants. This year, the national conference is taking place in New York. Don't miss this singular opportunity to obtain FREE Continuing Medical and Dental Education Credits and network with fellow healthcare professionals of Taiwanese heritage over an open bar! Stay for…

Anita Chang’s Tongues of Heaven Screens in SF/Bay Area

Taiwanese American filmmaker Anita Chang's most recent documentary film, Tongues of Heaven, revolves around the issue of language loss and asks the essential question: “what do you lose when you lose your native language?” Her film explores the challenges of young indigenous peoples of Taiwan and Hawaii in learning the heritage languages of their ancestors — languages that are endangered or facing extinction. TaiwaneseAmerican.org is proud to be a Co-presenter of this limited theatrical…

An Interview with Julie Wu, Author of The Third Son

Author Julie Wu has crafted a beautiful story in her debut novel The Third Son. It’s a compelling tale of a boy named Saburo set against the backdrop of occupied Taiwan and America at the dawn of the space age. TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s editorial director Anna Wu sat down with Julie to talk about the book, her inspirations, and her path to becoming an author. * * * Anna Wu: Julie, you have written an absolutely beautiful novel. For our readers who haven't read the book yet, could you give…

Back Stage with Taiwanese American Pop Star Evonne Hsu at APAHM 2010 Concert

TaiwaneseAmerican.org's founder, Ho Chie Tsai, takes you on location to San Francisco's recent APAHM 2010 Concert featuring Taiwanese American musical artist Evonne Hsu, as well as Taiwan-based pop singer JJ Lin and Asian American DJ, Mike Relm. APAHM Concerts took place in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington DC during May 2010 in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Watch as we take you to the concert and behind-the-scenes to meet with Evonne. We also…

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

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated nationwide during the month of May to honor the cultures, traditions, and achievements of Asian 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 Japanese immigrants arrived in…

An Open Letter from Producer Will Tiao to the Fans of FORMOSA BETRAYED

"Formosa Betrayed is one of the BEST FBI crime dramas EVER MADE..." --Jonathan Jacobs, Screen Spotlight "A powderkeg of a movie.  Formosa Betrayed is a crackling political thriller, as well as an important and revealing film for our times..." --Pete Hammond, Backstage Magazine "A real throwback to the politically charged dramas of the 70s... Formosa Betrayed is smart, explosive, and very entertaining..." --B. Alan Orange, MovieWeb * * * * * Dear Formosa Betrayed Fans, In the…

“Other Asian”

Check out this article by Dmae Roberts, a two-time Peabody award-winning independent radio artist and writer who has written and produced more than 400 audio art pieces and documentaries for NPR and PRI programs. She has written an essay titled "Other Asian" for The Asian Reporter about how our recent Census 2010: Write in "Taiwanese" campaign re-inspired her to identify as a biracial Taiwanese American. From The Asian Reporter, V20, #14 (April 19, 2010), pages 6 & 7. "Other Asian" When…

Taiwanese Night Market in Boston

hosted by the Harvard Taiwanese Cultural Society Want to experience Taiwan from the comfort of Boston? Love eating delicious food and winning awesome prizes? Of course you do. Date: April 17, 2010 Time: 8-10 PM Location: Harvard Leverett Dining Hall Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=107672002589705 Harvard's TCS will be recreating a full-blown Taiwanese night market right in Leverett dining hall - this means there will be AMAZING Taiwanese food, fun games, prizes,…

Taiwanese American/Canadian Women’s Conference in Toronto

The North American Taiwanese Women's Association 2nd Generation (NATWA II) invites you to attend the 2010 NATWA Annual Convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada! Dates: April 16-18, 2010 Location: Marriott Hotel @ Toronto Airport For more information: http://natwa.com/natwa2/ To register: http://natwa.com/natwa2/2010ConventionRegistrationForm.doc Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=363240256649 *Early registration ends March 15! SCHEDULE: Friday, April 16 6-10pm:…