Hakka Authors to Share Their Literary Creations in Japan
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--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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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:“Love Stories of Goethe (歌德激情書)” by Chung Chao-cheng (translated by Nagai Eriko) “The Spring of Lan Caixia (蘭彩霞的春天)” by Li Qiao (translated by Aketagawa Satoshi) “The Collected Poems of Tseng Kui-hai (曾貴海詩選)” by Tseng Kui-hai (translated by Yokoji Keiko ) “The Collected Poems of Li Yu-Fang (利玉芳詩選)” by Li Yu-Fang (translated by Ikegami Sadako) “The Summer When Russian Winter Comes (冬將軍來的夏天)” by Gan Yao-ming (translated by Shirouzu Noriko)
“Hakka Literature and Hakka Culture” Date: December 14, 2018 Time: 13:00~17:00 Venue: The National Museum of Ethnology Address: 10-1 Senribanpakukoen, Suita, Osaka Prefecture 565-8511, Japan *Free admission
“Taiwan-Japan Authors Forum and Book Launch” Date: December 15-16, 2018 Time: 13:00~17:00 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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CONTACT: Department of Communication and Marketing, Hakka Affairs Council
886-2-8995-6988 ext 537
KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC TAIWAN JAPAN
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNICATIONS BOOKS PUBLISHING EVENTS/CONCERTS
SOURCE: Hakka Affairs Council
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