Kuei is an integral part to the traditions in Taiwan that has the role of cake in the western world. They are mostly made with rice flour and combined either with sweet or savory fillings then pressed into shape in moulds with beautiful carvings.
This tasty beverage is a popular specialty in Taiwan that originated from its Hakka population. Comprised of roasted nuts, puffed rice and tea that are typically crushed in a mortar and pestle right before brewing, it's practically as satisfying as a protein shake.
This is an art form with symbols. It is through the flying, dancing strokes of the characters that the calligrapher expresses a rhythm, a direction of energy, and an image of ink in motion.
Before medicine was highly developed, herbs were inserted into cloth bags and worn in the summertime to protect against of insects. As the custom developed, these bags gradually became more ornate and colorful including expressive needlework.
Family name is important in Taiwan’s society. Find out how you would be called in Taiwan and write your family name and have the character made into a button!
Drawing with future wishes, and the Speak Up Hope, peace song development, the Peace Kite project provides a platform to assist the exchange of creative ideas and artworks about peaceful thoughts from children and families globally.
This art of paper designs has been a popular art form. Before glass was widely used on windows, paper painted with tung oil acted as barrier. The development of the craft of paper cutting includes artworks which have contemporary traits, at the same time remains based on the traditional skills.
Show your pride for Taiwan and raise awareness for Formosan Black Bear! The Bear has been voted as the most representative wildlife of Taiwan but severe exploitation and habitat degradation has resulted in large decline of their population.
Sponsored by funding from Department of Youth and Community Development, City of New York with assistance from Councilman Barry Grodenchik(District 23) and Councilman Peter Koo(District 20)
An Overseas Community Affairs Council project to carry on the spirit of enhancing the professional skills of teachers and artistic talent around the world and to promote Taiwan’s dynamic and diverse culture.
Special thanks to Maria Hsu
The organization trains students to serve, to learn and to participate in community activities and cultivates their strong culture senses and powerful leadership.