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Cloud Gate founder’s retirement plan is top arts and cultural news in 2017

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Poster:Secretariat OfficePost date:2018-01-24
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Prof. Lin Hwai-min’s announcement that he would retire from Cloud Gate Dance Theatre in 2019 tops the list of the 10 most important arts and cultural news stories of 2017 in a public vote conducted by the TNUA Graduate Institute of Art Administration and Management. 
 
Announcing the results of the vote, TNUA Vice President Prof. Chia-Yi Lee it was a very meaningful activity to review what happened in Taiwan’s arts and cultural circles.
 
News of Prof. Lin’s retirement announcement received more than 70 percent of the votes cast.
 
The second most important news is the one about theatre practitioners playing an important role in staging the opening and closing ceremonies for the Summer Universiade in Taipei. In third place is the story about World Stage Design that Taipei hosted.  
 
The Graduate Institute of Art Administration and Management has been holding an annual public vote to decide the top-10 arts and cultural news stories of the previous since 2011. 
 
This year, a shortlist of 27 stories was selected by TNUA students and teachers for the general public to vote on their importance. 
 
Prof. Liu Huei-Ling, chief of the Graduate Institute of Art Administration and Management, noted that none of the top-three stories for 2017 were about controversies, showing that the general public now pays more attention to positive subject matters.
 
The top-three stories are all about performing arts, while none of the remaining top-10 stories are about culture resources – the hottest topic in 2016 vote.
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