Welcome to the Houston-Taipei Society


Houston's Original Sister City Organization!

​Upcoming Events:

​​July 21, 2018 - Miss Chinatown Houston Scholarship Pageant

Posted on behalf of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance

For full details and information, please visit: http://misschinatownhouston.org/

August 31, 2018 (Friday)

Ten Drum Art Percussion Group from Taiwan

Come see the Grammy nominated award winning drum group from Taiwan

Miller Outdoor Theatre, starts at 8:00 pm.

August (Date TBD)
Buddhist Art Tour at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH)

September 8, 2018 (Saturday)
Geology of Taiwan Presentation at the Museum

Join the HTS at the Houston Museum of Natural History as we welcome Cin-Ty Lee, world-renowned Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University, as he presents a talk about the Geology of Taiwan. Following the talk, we attendees will take a tour of the Gem and Mineral Hall. 

Biography of Cin-Ty Lee:
He arrived at Rice in 2002 as an assistant professor is currently serving as the department chair.  He was born in Taiwan, but grew up in southern California.  He received his BA from UC Berkeley and PhD from Harvard in geochemistry.  He spent one year as a post-doctoral fellow at Caltech. His research is focused on understanding the origin and evolution of continents, ore deposits, and long term climate change.  Cin-Ty is also an avid field ornithologist and teaches Bird Biology at Rice University, in addition to earth science courses. He spends much of his spare time searching and painting birds around the world. He is the recipient of the Packard and Guggenheim fellowships.

October (Date TBD)
Chinese Garden Architecture and Feng Shui Tour


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