20001218 Major Events

The 20th Executive Yuan Cultural Award ceremony is held in the National Central Library. Master Sheng Yen, Huang Hai-dai, Palm Drama master, Ye Shi-tao, pioneer of Taiwan Literature and Wang Shu-min, leading scholar of Textual criticism, are awarded this honor. As Master Sheng Yen is hosting a seven-day Chan retreat in the U.S., Zeng Ji-qun, President of the College Preparatory Office, receives the Award on behalf of Master Sheng Yen and reads out the acceptance speech “from locality to globe ” written by the Master