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WAF 2014
2014 Wei-Wu-Ying Arts Festival (WAF) - Taiwan Performing Arts in Focus




13th~ 19th October, 2014



Kaohsiung, Taipei



Hosted by Ministry of Culture and organized by Performing Arts Alliance, 2014 Wei Wu Ying Arts Festival consists of performing arts events and exhibitions planned for general audiences, and also “Taiwan Focus”, a series of activities organized for performing arts professionals. Taiwan Focus including performing arts showcases, forum discussions, workshops, video presentation, rehearsal viewing and cultural tours, inviting domestic and international curators, festival and performing arts venue directors to participate.

The showcase took place in the course of the Festival in Kaohsiung and Taipei from 13th to 19th October 2014.The main festival activities wasmoved to Kaohsiung where the new National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Lyric Theatre, Concert Hall, Playhouse, and Recital Hall) will be opened in 2017.

The area was a historical military camp which was transformed into a central park of the city and performing arts center. National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts is expecting to become the heart of arts and culture of southern Taiwan, and in collaboration with two other national performing arts centers in Taichung and Taipei to form a close culture link in Taiwan also to establish international connection in performing arts.


15th October
10:00-12:00 Forum /
Window to the World:Performing Arts in China
14:00-15:30 Performing Arts Showcase 2
16:30-17:30 DANCE FOCUS - Video Presentation
17:00-19:00 Curatorial Workshop /
Building the Character of Arts Venues : Case Sharing of Brisbane Powerhouse, Australia
16th October
10:00-12:00 Forum /
Window to the World: Performing Arts in Europe & North America

Curatorial Workshop /
Performing Arts Festival Programming – Case Sharing of International Festival of Arts & Ideas, USA
14:00-16:30 Performing Arts Showcase 3
17th October
10:00-12:00 Forum /
Window to the World : Performing Arts in Asia
14:00-16:00 Performing Arts Showcase 4
17:00-18:30 Performing Arts Showcase 5
18th October
10:00-12:00 International Development Workshop/
Creating International Networking Platform: Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM)
14:00-16:00 Performing Arts Showcase 6


Supported by  Ministry of Culture (Taiwan)

Presented by  Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts

Organized by  Performing Arts Alliance

Co-Organized by  National Performing Arts Center, National Theatre & Concert Hall

Partner with  Quanta Arts Foundation

In Association with  Story Works (WAF Events)