The Kaohsiung Design Festival 2010 will have Taiwanese designers and designers from all over the world exhibit or lecture here. The event will be held at the Pier-2 Art Centre (Main Exhibition Hall) and will be ongoing for two months. The designers aim to show the unlimited possibilities of our life carried out by design. If your an art enthusiast or have a passion for something cultural and different then the Kaohsiung Design Festival will be for you.
Date: 1st October until 28th November 2010
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It is the 10th Anniversary of the Kaohsiung Film Festival. There will be over 70 international films that will be screened. This will be a great opportunity to see local movie culture in Kaohsiung. Films will be screened at three different venues in Kaohsiung. Continue reading
The Lion Dance Festival is coming to Kaohsiung on 1st and 2nd of October 2010. It’s going to be held in two different venues and should be a really exciting display. There is going to be lots to see and should make for some great photos.
Full Details Here: Kaohsiung Lion Dance Festival
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The Kaohsiung Film Archives are showing the award winning British Film Fish Tank in September. This movie won the Jury Awards at 62nd Cannes Film Festival.
The film is FREE, and showing dates and times can be seen in our What’s On sections: “Fish Tank“
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The Taipei language Institute Kaohsiung (TLI) is one of the best places in Kaohsiung to learn Mandarin. It comes highly recommended by many foreigners living in Kaohsiung because of the high standard of tuition, flexibility, and excellent customer service.
The TLI Kaohsiung have just announced a special short course “Chinese for Everyday” starting September 2010.
“Learn Chinese that you need for every day life. Give yourself 39 hours to forget your NATIVE TONGUE and learn survival Chinese. Daily conversation, greetings, shopping, making phone calls, dining out etc…”
Duration of the course: September 5th 2010 – November 28th 2010
Class time: Sun., 09:00 am – 12:00 am or 13:00 – 15:50
Fee: NT$5000 (material and registration fee is not included)
* The class can start easily with just 3 people signing up
Contact The TLI Institute Kaohsiung:
TLI Kaohsiung Official Website
2F, No. 507 Jhong Shan 2nd Road., Kaohsiung Taiwan (Also spelt Zhong Shan 2nd Road and Chung Shan 2nd Road)
(07) 251 3638/215-2965
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Kaohsiung Museum of Labor has an interesting exhibition at the Pier 2 Art District. There are pictures, images and sets depicting Kaohsiung’s labor struggles throughout history.
Opening times: 10:30 – 19:00
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Kurt Wenner the internationally famous 3D street painter and architect has an exhibition and demonstration at the funky Modern Art District, The Pier 2 Art Centre. It’s an exciting and bustling time down at the Wharf as young art lovers and tourists flock to see Kurt’s work among the other exhibitions and museums packed into the district.
It’s a great day out down at pier 2, and it can be easily reached by bicycle, motorbike, or on the metro.
See more about the exhibition – Click Here
The Taiwan International Fasteners Show 2010 is coming to Kaohsiung on October 19th and 20th. The exhibition is at the Kaohsiung Arena which is a great location for pubs, bars, and restaurants, and shopping. Read more about the event here or find it through the navigation menus under “What’s on”.
The Kaohsiung Museum of History – 10th -11th of August and 15th – 16th October have a special exhibition called predictions.
The Kaohsiung Museum of History has a special exhibiton called Predictions that will be showing twice this year
The Kaohsiung Museum of History – 26th August 2010 – 29th of August 2010 – Exhibition called “Lies”
There will be a special exhibition on at the Kaohsiung Museum of History called Lies.