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Taiwan Festival

London’s first major celebration of Taiwanese culture.

Immerse yourself in Taiwanese arts at one of the most topical cultural happenings in London this spring.

The Festival embraces Taiwan’s complex and vibrant cultural identity from cutting-edge audio-visual technology to traditional craftsmanship.

Each performance is surrounded by free events, including an immersive VR experience and an exhibition from one of Taiwan’s leading installation artists, inviting you to soak up the experience of Taiwan’s artistic landscape.

Over 16 days, the festival will present more than 30 contemporary visual artists, theatre makers, dancers and musicians from Taiwan, most of whom never before seen in the UK, exploring Taiwanese identity, post-colonial history, politics, lust and desire.

 

FESTIVAL LINE-UP

World and UK premieres across visual art, design, dance, music, physical theatre, virtual reality and immersive experiences include:

 

CHENG-TSUNG FENG
A major site-specific bamboo installation by stellar Taiwanese artist Cheng-Tsung Feng, encasing the Coronet Theatre’s historical façade.

 

RIVERBED THEATRE
Riverbed Theatre present their immersive VR experience All That Remains throughout the festival, alongside the world premiere of taking it down and putting it up, a poetic meditation on the work of Marcel Duchamp.

 

ANARCHY DANCE COMPANY & HUNG DANCE
Reflecting the astonishing cultural journey of this country, two extraordinary pieces from leading collectives Anarchy Dance Company and Hung Dance introduce Taiwan’s booming contemporary dance scene.

 

CHOU KUAN-JOU’S TOMATO
The London premiere of Chou Kuan-Jou’s playfully provocative Edinburgh Festival hit Tomato.

 

YUJUN WANG
Two intimate performances from acclaimed multidisciplinary music artist Yujun Wang, launching her new album 明 Dawn to Dawn.

 

DISCOVER THE FULL FESTIVAL LINE-UP BELOW

 

SEASON TICKET

The Taiwan Festival Season Ticket is the best way to immerse yourself in Taiwanese arts at one of the most topical cultural happenings in London this spring from just £80.

Our season tickets include a ticket to each of the shows within the Taiwan Festival, as well as free access to two immersive events by Taiwan’s leading artists, Cheng-Tsung Feng’s exhibition and Riverbed Theatre’s VR experience.

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