Hakka Authors to Share Their Literary Creations in Japan
Department of Communication and Marketing, Hakka Affairs Council
886-2-8995-6988 ext 537
Taiwan’s Hakka Affairs Council will hold a press conference in Tokyo on Dec. 15 to promote five literary works by notable Hakka novelists and poets.
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Japanese edition of literary works by Hakka authors (Photo: Business Wire)
Novels and poetry collections by five Hakka authors, including Chung Chao-cheng (鍾肇政), Li Qiao (李喬), Tseng Kui-hai (曾貴海), Li Yu-fang (利玉芳), and Gan Yao-ming (甘耀明), have been translated into the Japanese language and published earlier this June in Japan.
To promote these literary works, Tseng, Li Yu-fang, and Gan, as well as Deputy Minister Fan Tso-ming (范佐銘) of the Hakka Affairs Council will attend the press conference, which will also invite Japanese anchor Takahashi Maasa to recommend the Japanese edition of Hakka literature as well as Hakka culture to the Japanese public.
Before the press conference, the three authors will first participate in a forum titled “Hakka Literature and Hakka Culture” held at the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka on Dec. 14.
Following the press conference, they will also explore Hakka literature and share their views on literary creation in the two forums held at the Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo on Dec. 15 and 16.
Hakka literature of Japanese edition:
“Hakka Literature and Hakka Culture”
Date: December 14, 2018
Venue: The National Museum of Ethnology
Address: 10-1 Senribanpakukoen, Suita, Osaka Prefecture 565-8511, Japan
“Taiwan-Japan Authors Forum and Book Launch”
Date: December 15-16, 2018
Venue: Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo
Address: 2F, No.1-1-12 Toranomon, Minano-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
*Free admission, registration required
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