Ed Yen is a Taiwanese music producer, music executive, entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, audio engineer, theater designer, film score, commercial composer, A&R manager and vocal coach. He is the Executive Producer of Taiwan Music Express and CEO Of GCA.
TalkingTaiwan catches up with Dwagie at the CMJ Music Night Showcase on 24 October
Ed Lin talks about his latest novel – Ghost Month – which is his 5th book featuring Detective Robert Chow. The story centers around a mysterious murder that occurs in Taipei, Taiwan, during the 7th month of the lunar calendar. Mr Lin also talks about the writing process and his experiences as a novelist.
Echo Lin explains her role as Secretary General of the Environmental Jurist Association, an international group of legal professionals concerned about the lack of legislative frameworks that protect our planet from ourselves. She specifically discusses the controversies surrounding Taiwan’s 4th Nuclear Power plant and why this remains a hot-button issue even nearly 30 years after it was approved by Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan.
Borcheng Hsu talks about the 13th Passport 2 Taiwan Festival at Union Square in New York City. P2TW has grown to over 60 booths (1/3 are authentic Taiwanese food you cannot find in the US outside of someone’s home) and how cultural groups are now being flown in direct from Taiwan. Mr Hsu also talks about the future of the event, and how it could be traveling to a city new you someday soon!