festivals

taipei arts festival

An annual summer showcase of dance, theatre, concerts and interactive art.

taipei festival of arts

Similarly named and similar in remit, this three-month festival is hosted between March and May by the National Theatre and Concert Hall.

taipei international film festival

A two-weeks festival of films from around the world – held in June or July each year. Having English subtitles is a prerequisite for films’ entry into the program, so all films should be subtitled unless otherwise stated.

taipei international queer film festival

TIQFF has been held every autumn since 2014 and screens films with a LBGTQI theme. All non-English films have english subtitles unless otherwise stated. The festival migrates south, holding events in Kaoshiung and Taichung after the Taipei screenings have finished.

taipei world music festival

There’s not so much information online about this one – but if you’re not into K-pop, J-pop or Mandarin-speaking balladeers, this October event might be more up your street.

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