Taiwan Performance Groups Take Centre Stage at Edinburgh Festival Fringe


The four Taiwanese performance groups who are taking part in the sixth consecutive Taiwan Season at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe took to the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh on Monday, 5 August, giving the international crowd a taste of what Taiwan’s vibrant performance scene has to offer.

Supported by the Ministry of Culture, the sixth Taiwan Season at the Fringe kicked off Aug. 2 at venues Dance Base and Summerhall. The lineup comprises B.Dance, Chang Dance Theatre and Dua Shin Te Production, as well as Shinehouse Theatre.

Representative David Y. L. Lin, said Aug. 5 at a reception for Taiwan Season, that art is a universal language connecting the nation with the world. He also thanked the Fringe organizers and venues for their long-term support of the event.

Launched in 1947, the Fringe this year features over 3,800 shows from a record 63 countries and territories across 320-plus venues.