April and May updates about Su Beng

On April 3 Su Beng was on a live video conference with the University of Michigan after a screening of the documentary film, Su Beng, The Revolutionist.

Photo courtesy of: Ah-ping Yap

Photo courtesy of: Ah-ping Yap

 

On April 10th there was a book signing event for Su Beng's autobiography in Changhwa. Here's a flyer promoting it:

 

 

Album: 4/10/16 Chunghwa book signing for Su Beng's autobiography

Below is an album of photos from Su Beng's April 10th book signing event in Chunghwa. Click through to flip through the photos:

 

On April 23 Su Beng spoke in Tainan.

Photo courtesy of Julian Cheng  

Photo courtesy of Julian Cheng

 

While in Tainan, Su Beng also got on a video conference with people in Oregon.

 

On April 24 Su Beng spoke at the Backstage Cafe (後門咖啡) in Taipei.

Su Beng also stopped by the M Gallery where he visited with Nicolas Chiou, the artist who is working on illustrations for Su Beng's Illustrated 400 Years of Taiwan's History. 

 

 

On May 1 there was a book signing event for Su Beng's autobiography at the National Museum of Taiwanese History in Tainan. 

Here's a flyer that was created for the May 1 event:

Here are some photos from the May 1st event:

Later, that same day (May 1st) Su Beng also spoke here:

 

On May 7th Su Beng was in Kaohsiung at the Formosa Boulevard MRT stop for a book signing event for his autobiography.

While Su Beng was in Kaohsiung he was presented with this beautiful one of a kind wooden box made specifically for his autobiography. 

 

On May 8th Su Beng spoke in Pintung.

 

On May 14th Su Beng book signing at the 費邊社文創市集 bookstore in Taipei.

 

On May 20th Su Beng headed over to the inauguration of Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's first female president of Taiwan. What a historic moment! Su Beng was a staunch supporter of Tsai. Doesn't he look very distinguished in these photos?

Photo courtesy of Hsiengo Huang.

Photo courtesy of Hsiengo Huang.

 

On May 28th Su Beng was at Taiwan Tati to attend a ceremony unveiling a commemorative plaque to recognize the contributions of Liao Wen Yi (廖文毅). Liao established the Taiwan Democratic Party for Independence in Japan in 1950, and later set up theRepublic of Taiwan Provisional Government in Japan.

NOTE: May 28 is also a significant day because May 28, 1963 was the day that Chen Chih-hsiung (陳智雄) was executed. Chen was the first Taiwan independence activist to be executed in Taiwan and he had worked closely with Liao. To learn more about Chen Chih-hsiung, read this Taipei Times article.