Excellent crafts from indigenous peoples showcased in Taipei, Taiwan

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Umass Zingrur (right), an indigenous artisan, showcased his jewelry craft (left) during the exhibition.
Image: Rico Shen.

To promote the craft design of indigenous peoples in Taiwan, the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Executive Yuan, the show organizer, made an inception on crafts of indigenous peoples with the “2008 Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Craft Exhibition” in the Ketagalan Culture Center in Taipei, Taiwan.

As of the organizer, this exhibition was set to discover more excellent artisans from indigenous peoples and promote the excellent crafts of indigenous peoples in Taiwan to bring on the sustainability of the traditional indigenous tribes.

Cquote1.svg Crafts of indigenous peoples, with features on innovations, creations, and fashions, showed a varied culture different from the past. It symbolized the culture of indigenous peoples in Taiwan not to be very simple. Cquote2.svg

—Dongi Alin, Director of Indigenous Peoples Commission, Taipei City Government.

Cquote1.svg Crafts [of indigenous peoples] with innovations will not only demonstrate a great power of Taiwanese culture, but also bring on opportunities and profits for traditional indigenous tribes in the future. Cquote2.svg

—Tony Chang, Chief Executive Officer of Taiwan Design Center.

Not only this show until June 29, but the 2008 Taiwan Designers’ Week from tomorrow (June 28), in addition to 2008 Taipei In Style from July 10, will bring on the other opportunities for cultural, creative, and the fashion-related industries.


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