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2017 Creative Expo Taiwan Closes after Attracting 230,000 to the Cultural Explosion

2017 Creative Expo Taiwan organized by Ministry of Culture, co-organized by Taipei City Government, Ministry of Transportation and Communications and Taoyuan City Government closed on April 23. Over the five-day period, the expo attracted over 230,000 visitors to the “Cultural Explosion.” Despite the cold front, visitors remained enthusiastic, as long queues could be seen at all three exhibition areas. Number of total visitors once again reached new height, and the contents of the expo also garnered widespread praises....

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Annual Original Characters Parade! Minister of Culture Joins Mascots for a Fun and Exciting Opening for CET Expo Dome Area

This year marks the seventh edition of Creative Expo Taiwan, and the annual theme of 2017 is boldly set as “Cultural Explosion,” attempting to ignite new energy for cultural and creative industry! Today (20), CET organized “Original Characters Parade” at the Expo Dome Area, where Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chun joined 15 original characters for the exciting and fun opening for the Expo Dome Area. Through concrete actions, they also showed support for Asia’s licensing market, hoping to build Taiwan into Asia’s base of original characters!...

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Thirty Winners of the Cultural and Creative Award Announced at 2017 CET Banquet Generating Business Opportunities of the New Age

2017 CET Cultural and Creative Award ceremony was held tonight (19) at Huashan 1914 Creative Park. This year, 475 works were submitted by 232 companies, and five winners of CET Trend Award and 25 winners of Cultural and Creative Award have been selected. According to Ministry of Culture, this year’s award-winning works reflect contemporary design languages through explosive cultural contents, painting a comprehensive picture of local lifestyle, and will lead Taiwan towards the world. Respected domestic and international trend observers were invited to partake in the jury session. International jurors included Tnop Wangsilllapakun, Director of Tnop Design, Hamed Zovidavi, Managing Director of Notable Designs Ltd., Chan See Wai, Director of Rice Concept Limited, and Sebastien Thomas, CEO of SOLIB; domestic jurors included Chan Wei-hsiung, Editor-in-Chief of Business Next, Sophia Su, Director of Deco Collect, Gina Hsu, founder of DHH Studio, and Grace Wang, CEO of VVG. Criteria included cultural aspects—content cultural elements and effects on lifestyle; innovativeness—originality, use of material, aesthetics, and practicality; and marketability—topicality and market potential. Ministry of Culture also points out that Cultural and Creative Award was established at the first CET in 2010. The purpose of the award is to enhance the innovativeness of local industries and create...

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2017 Creative Expo Taiwan Opening Ceremony CET 2017 “Cultural Explosion” Officially Opens

Asia’s annual cultural and creative event, 2017 Creative Expo Taiwan, opens simultaneously today (19) at Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, and Expo Dome. This year’s CET focuses on cultural contents and adopts the theme of “Cultural Explosion” for thematic curation, featuring exhibits that showcase social phenomena, and local themes and food, to introduce culture into people’s everyday life. CET also encourages exhibitors to curate respective venues, aiming to invite professionals from all disciplines to participate in the curatorial process to engage different disciplines and hear the voices of different demographic groups, while also triggering imaginations and facilitating cultural discussions by way of dialogues....

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CET 2017 Fringe Shop Call For Entries!

To present the idea “ the city is the exhibition,the exhibition displays lifestyle“ of 2017 CET, the Ministry of Culture encourages the surrounding institutes and stores of Songshan Cultural & Creative Park, Huashan 1914 Creative Park and Taipei Expo Park - Expo Dome, three main pavilions, to link and attend the expo to activate the city and culture sightseeing....

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Huanshen- LIFE! Craft & Art Announce

Creative Expo Taiwan 2017 proposed the exhibition area “LIFE! Craft & Art”, gathering the glamorous new craft brands in Taiwan to lead you to see the freedom and openness on the materials as well as the focus of the techniques in the production process of every brand and to feel the affection ...

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