Taiwan arts scene thrives in spite of Beijing isolation tactics – new venues draw more diverse audiences

//Taiwan arts scene thrives in spite of Beijing isolation tactics – new venues draw more diverse audiences

Taiwan arts scene thrives in spite of Beijing isolation tactics – new venues draw more diverse audiences

It will come as a surprise to many to learn that the world’s largest indoor performing arts venue is not in New York, London or Beijing, but Kaohsiung, the industrial city in southern Taiwan. Last October, the futuristic, 9.9-hectare National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts opened on the site once occupied by the Weiwuying military base. Within are four performance halls and an innovative out­door theatre that gives the impression it is sliding off a giant, undulating roof.Weiwuying, as the…

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