TAP-Seattle- Ilha Formosa: Music of Taiwan @ Benaroya Hall
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TAP-Seattle- Ilha Formosa: Music of Taiwan @ Benaroya Hall | Seattle | WA | United States

Come watch the Ilha Formosa Concert!

We are offering discounted adult/general admission tickets at $30 (normally $35).
Please contact us at ( if you are interested in purchasing tickets!

Description from Philharmonia NW (

Philharmonia Northwest is joined by Taiwanese choirs from Seattle, Vancouver B.C., and Taiwan to give a rare performance of Tyzen Hsiao’s Ilha Formosa Requiem for Formosa’s Martyrs, and soloists Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu (violin), Felix Fan (cello), and Angelo Rondello (piano) to perform Gordon Chin’s Triple Concerto. The concert also includes Shui-Long Ma’s portrayal of one of the most famous legendary Taiwanese Robin Hood figures, Liao Tian-Ding.

Seattle – On Happiness Road @ Uptown Cinemas
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Seattle - On Happiness Road @ Uptown Cinemas | Seattle | WA | United States

Special Guest: Hsin-Yin Sung (宋欣穎)
Organizer: Taiwanese American Professionals – Seattle

TAP SEA: Mentor-Mentee Program Kickoff @ Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
Nov 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

To sign up as a mentor, please fill out this form: . Note that you have to be a mentor or a mentee to attend this event!

This kickoff event for our mentorship program with TYAPN is happening! The program pairs TAP professionals and undergraduate mentors with students who are interested in having someone advise them on major and career choices. The kickoff will serve as a chance for those who have applied for the program to meet with their future mentors. This is an invite-only Facebook event for the mentors only to let the mentors know of the requirements for mentors.

Mentors are required to show up by 3:15 pm, but may optionally show up early by 2:00 pm if they are interested in listening to Elisa Chiu’s talk on her journey to entrepreneurship. However, her talk will be geared towards college students. Note that if you show up late, we will not be able to let you enter the room until the talk is over, at 3:15 pm, so as to not disturb the speaker’s talk.

Mentorship format: On average 3-6 meetings over 6 month period, on as needed basis. Note that you may not get paired with a mentee, as it depends on the availability of mentees within your major.

2:00 – 2:15PM Introduction of TYAPN & TAPS (OPTIONAL)
2:20 – 3:15PM Speaker Session: A Journey to Entrepreneurship with Elisa Chiu from Anchor Taiwan (OPTIONAL)
3:25 – 4:20PM Grab some snacks and Meet the mentors!

About TYAPN:

Tap-SEA Presents: TAPSgiving! @ Bellevue Towers
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tap-SEA Presents: TAPSgiving! @ Bellevue Towers | Bellevue | WA | United States

It’s that time of the year folks!

Come join TAP for a pre-Thanksgiving potluck with old and new friends!

TAP will be cooking a delicious turkey, but we need your help to make this potluck a success!

Got an amazing dish to share? Bring a dish with portions enough for at least 4 people! 🙂

Register early online for an extra drink!

Ticket options:

– Pay online (includes two drink tickets for alcoholic beverage) at:

* $8 for early bird – bringing a dish to share (by end of day Tuesday, November 6th)
* $15 for early bird – not bringing a dish (by end of day Tuesday, November 6th)
* $17 for regular – bringing and not bringing a dish (after Tuesday, November 6th and before end of day Thursday, November 8th)

– Pay $20 at the door (includes one drink)

Let us know what yummy dish/item you will be bringing below:

* Limited street parking around Bellevue Tower.
* Free parking in Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square (7 minutes walk)
* We do not have access to a kitchen on site

TAPS & REACH & BAPA’s Lunar New Year Celebration Dinner @ Joyale Seafood Restaurant
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
TAPS & REACH & BAPA's Lunar New Year Celebration Dinner @ Joyale Seafood Restaurant | Seattle | WA | United States

Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with a family-style dinner at Joyale! This is a joint event between TAP-Seattle, Boeing REACH and BAPA.

Early Bird (ends 1/16): $28 per person
Regular (ends 1/23): $35 per person
Last Minute (ends 1/25): $40 per person

Date: Sunday, January 27th 2019
Time: 5PM – 8PM
Location: Joyale Seafood Restaurant, 900 S Jackson St Seattle, WA 98104

Dress Code: Cocktail Attire
Men: Buttoned down shirt. Tie and suit jacket are optional. No jeans.
Women: cocktail dress/”little black dress” or dressy separates/one-piece.

House Special Appetizer
Enoki Mushroom, Crab Meat with Shark Fin Soup
Peking Duck
Crispy Prawn with Honey Walnuts
Braised Lobster & Crab with Supreme Broth
Deep Fried Crispy Chicken
Steamed Fresh Fish
Braised Lingzhi Mushroom with Vegetable
Yang Zhou Fried Rice
Dessert or Seasonal Fruit

TAP-Sea: TAPpy Hour at Starbucks Reserve SODO
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TAP-Sea: TAPpy Hour at Starbucks Reserve SODO

Come join TAP-Seattle for TAPpy Hour at Starbucks Reserve SODO in Seattle. This is the location next to the Starbucks HQ! Network and mingle with other young professionals and learn more about our new officers! Bring your friends and coworkers along with your business card, to meet new friends and catch up with old ones over drinks and food. Starbucks Reserve SODO offers the same drinks as their Capitol Hill location at a cheaper price!

We look forward to meeting everyone and have a good time!

Parking: Parking lot

SAAFF 2019 – On Happiness Road @ Northwest Film Forum
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
SAAFF 2019 - On Happiness Road @ Northwest Film Forum | Seattle | WA | United States

Directed by Hsin-Yin Sung
Taiwan / 2017 / 111 mins

When Chi was a little girl in Taiwan, her mother made her memorize their new address on Happiness Road. From that childhood moment, to moving to the U.S. as an adult, and then having to return home after her grandmother’s passing, Chi continues to ask, “What is happiness?”

Watch trailer:

Preceded By:

Hanna Kim / United States / 2018 / 4 mins
A raccoon finds a flashlight in the woods. Nuff said.

The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) is the only film festival in Seattle to provide a space for Asian American voices, perspectives and histories by screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American community. For more information about SAAFF, visit

TAP-Sea: Paint! – Nature edition @ Culture Center Of Taipei Economic And Cultural Office In Seattle
Mar 17 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
TAP-Sea: Paint! - Nature edition @ Culture Center Of Taipei Economic And Cultural Office In Seattle | Bellevue | WA | United States

Come paint with TAP-Seattle and explore your artistic side! This is an event for ALL painting skill levels!!

We’ll be painting a beautiful painting that is nature themed. Canvas, brush, and paint will be provided. Bring your own apron (or paint very carefully). Light snacks, sandwiches, and tea will be served.

Early bird (ends 3/14 11:59pm): $16
Regular (ends 3/16 11:59pm): $21

Hurry up and sign up, as the capacity is limited to 25 painters. A waitlist will be available once the capacity is filled.

Check-in & networking: 2:30pm – 3pm
Instructions & painting time: 3pm – 4:30pm
Wrap up/picture taking: 4:30pm – 5pm

We will guide you through all the steps (so no worries if you’ve never painted before). You are encouraged to add your own personal touch to it. We will also be presenting trivia facts.

Location: Cultural Center of TECO Seattle (OCAC office)
1008 140th Ave NE #108, Bellevue, WA 98005

Parking: Free parking in the lot


TAP-Sea & Tjccs: Snowboard/Ski Trip @ Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Mar 23 @ 6:30 am – 5:30 pm
TAP-Sea & Tjccs: Snowboard/Ski Trip @ Stevens Pass Mountain Resort | Leavenworth | WA | United States

Join TAP-Seattle and TJCCS for our Snowboard/Skiing trip at Steven’s Pass!! Show off your skills ripping through the (hopefully) powder. We will have someone who works as an instructor at Steven’s Pass to give a free snowboarding lesson to the beginners who have never snowboarded or need some refreshers. There will also be groups of intermediate/advanced snowboard/skiers, so don’t worry about finding anyone in your skill level!

When: 3/23
Where: Stevens Pass Mountain Resort


6:30AM Meet at S. Kirkland Park and Ride
6:45AM Leave S. Kirkland Park and Ride
9:00AM Arrive at Stevens Pass
3:30PM Leave Steven’s Pass
5:30PM Arrive at S. Kirkland Park and Ride

If you can drive or need a ride, please contact

Please wear ski/snowboard clothes and bring your ski/snowboard gear. Waterproof clothes, helmet/cap, and goggles are recommended!

At this time we are not planning to package any lift tickets. We can offer a limited quantity of discounted tickets. Please contact for information on the discounted tickets.

We are also requesting the people who come to have their own equipment or secure equipment rentals themselves, if you need rentals, please check out Steven’s Pass’s website at!/product/492

Tickets: Email for a limited number of discounted tickets. Otherwise, go directly to Steven’s pass website to buy directly.
Location: Steven’s Pass

Carpooling / Parking:
South Kirkland Park and Ride, 9800 NE 37th Ct, Kirkland, WA 98033

Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival 2019 @ Uptown Cinemas
Jun 22 @ 11:30 am – Jun 26 @ 10:30 pm
Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival 2019 @ Uptown Cinemas | Seattle | WA | United States

Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival (STAFF) 2019, presented by TAP-Seattle, will feature seven acclaimed Taiwanese films and four short films directed by aspiring Taiwanese American filmmakers. Explore the Taiwanese culture through films on Sat June 22, Sun June 23, and Wed June 26, 2019.

Single showing tickets & Festival Passes available soon! Stay tuned.

11:30am Opening Remarks
11:45am Taiwanese American Short Films: Her Stories from West to East
1:05pm Taiwanese American Short Films: Panel Discussion
2:45pm Xiao Mei 小美
5:15pm More than Blue 比悲傷更悲傷的故事
8:00pm Gatao 2: Rise of the King 角頭2:王者再起

1:15pm Opening Remarks
1:30pm Long Time No Sea 只有大海知道
4:00pm Lost Black Cats 35th Squadron 疾風魅影黑貓中隊 w/ Director Jonathan Yang
5:35pm Q&A with Director Jonathan Yang of Lost Black Cats
35th Squadron
7:15pm Sen Sen 生生

7:30pm Opening Remarks
7:40pm Our Youth in Taiwan 我們的青春,在台灣 with Director Yue Fu 傅榆導演
9:40pm Q&A with Director Yue Fu
10:45pm Closing Remarks

*All foreign language films will have English subtitles.

About STAFF:
Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival (STAFF) showcases films by Taiwanese and Taiwanese American talents.

TAP-Seattle is partnering with the Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival and the Los Angeles Taiwanese American Film Festival

Our website: