The Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan), together with the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taiwan Ministry of Culture, jointly held a press conference today (August 31, 2021) on the “Fulbright-Taiwan Ministry of Culture, Arts Professionals Grants” MoU Signing Ceremony, at the National Theatre in Taipei.
During the press conference, Dr. Randall Nadeau, Executive Director of the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, Sandra Oudkirk, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan, and Li Yongde, Minister of Culture, jointly announced that “Fulbright-Taiwan Ministry of Culture, Arts Professionals Grants” has been upgraded to a named grant this year, representing their renewed commitment to inter-cultural exchange.
Witnessed by Sandra Oudkirk, AIT Director and Honorary Chair of the FSE Board of Directors, and Li Yongde, Minister of Culture, Dr. Randall Nadeau, FSE Executive Director and Jack Kuei, Director General of the Department of Cultural Exchange at the Ministry of Culture, signed the MoU.
In addition, there was a special arrangement of the two groups of Taiwanese performance groups “Resident Island Dance Theatre” and “Twincussion”, which were selected in the sixth edition of Center Stage, the cultural exchange program initiated by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and produced by New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), to bring all attendees a unique visual and auditory experience, indicating that Taiwan and the U.S. will seamlessly cultivate Arts Professionals through the Fulbright Program.
To learn more about the “Fulbright-Taiwan Ministry of Culture, Arts Professionals Grants”, please visit the Grant webpage.