July & August Newsletter

July 5-28 Cijin Black Sand Festival

Time: Daily (day to night)
Location: Cijin Beach
Click for more information


July 5-7 Kaohsiung Beer Rock Festival

Since 2010, the 7-ELEVEN Beer Rock Festival has continued to surprise fans with great live performances. This year, the festival welcomes more than 25 individual and group Taiwanese singers.

Time: 15:00-21:30 daily
Location: Plaza across from the Dream Mall
Ticket: 600/at door; 300/early bird (tickets can be purchased on ibon machines)


July 6 Moët Imperial 150th Anniversary Party

Time: 09:00-03:00
Location: Barcode Kaohsiung
Registration: 0918-859085
Dress code: what would you wear to a fashion event?


Now- July 14 Tainan International Mango Festival

Click for 7 festival locations


July 6-7 W.A.M We Are Monchichi

We Are Monchichi is an award-winning duo dancing group. Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez, two persons sharing four cultures, create their bedrock piece Monchichi in 2010 aiming to defend a notion of difference despite culturally anchored stereotypes. W.A.M.  We Are Monchichi, is the story of an encounter between an Italian B-boy and a Taiwanese dancer which must cohabit and habituate themselves to the clichés associated with their birth countries. (Content excerpted from National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts)

Time: July 6 14:30/ July 7 11:00
Ticket: 300/500/700/900/1,200


July 6-7 Mei Hong Lin x TANZLIN.Z “Die Brautschminkerin”

Mei Hong Lin, an Austria-based Taiwanese choreographer, is currently the Artistic Director of TANZLIN.Z, and also a renowned choreographer and opera director in Europe.  Die Brautschminkerin is created by Mei Hong Lin, Artistic Director of TANZLIN.Z, based on the novel Bloody Sacrifice with Color Make-Up by Taiwanese writer Li Ang. Mei Hong Lin, an Austria-based Taiwanese choreographer, is currently the Artistic Director of TANZLIN.Z, and also a renowned choreographer and opera director in Europe. (Content excerpted from National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts)

Time: July 6 19:30/ July 7 14:30
Ticket: 100/300/600/900/1,200/1,600/2,000/2,500


July 6 Kids Soccer Workshop

Time: 14:30-16:30
Location: Rainbow Market 1F at Zuoying Shin Kong Mitsukoshi
Registration: 07-346-9999#5403


July 20 Baking Workshop by Le Cordon Bleu Kaohsiung Campus

Le Cordon Bleu Kaohsiung Campus opens a series of cooking classes to the public. In this class, participants will learn how to make sourdough baguette, ciabatta, and rye loaf from the French chef.

Time: 09:30-16:30
Location: Le Cordon Bleu Kaohsiung Campus
Fee: 5,800/person (click for more)


July 27 Rainbow Pool Party

On Saturday, July 27th at Holiday Garden Hotel, hundreds of fabulous party people will gather poolside to celebrate the warm weather, enjoy cold drinks, good music and each other’s company. Welcome to Rainbow Pool. (Participants need to be 18+)

Time: 14:00-20:00
Location: Holiday Garden Hotel
Ticket: 600/at door; 400/pre-sale


July 27 U-THEATRE Beyond Time

With the power of man as the main component, through the technical realization of theatre technology, U-Theatre expresses aptly the relationship between “man” and “universe” in Beyond Time. (Content excerpted from National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts)

Time: 19:30
Ticket: 600/900/1,200/1,600/2,000/2,500


July 28 Viennese Wayfarer

Chamber Philharmonic Taipei is formed of professional Taiwanese musicians from around the world. This summer, they are bringing Mahler and Debussy’s mater pieces to Kaohsiung to share with classical music enthusiasts.

Time: 14:30
Location: National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)
Ticket: 200/400/600/800


August 30 Mid-Summer Concert

Taiwan Connection (TC) was co-founded in 2004 by violinist Nai-Yuan Hu, First Prize winner of the 1985 Queen Elisabeth Competition, and Stanley Yen, chairman of the Alliance Cultural Foundation, to bring together talented Taiwanese musicians, both local and from abroad, in chamber music performances with the further aim of promoting classical music all over Taiwan.
The mid-summer concert 2019 features Göran Marcusson (Flute), Andrew Bain (French horn), Ole Akahoshi (Cello), and Akinobu Yoda (Bassoon) as guest principals.

Programs:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Time: 19:30
Location: National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)
Ticket: 300/500/800/1,200/1,600/2,000


More about Taiwan Cruise
More about National Science and Technology Museum
More movie schedule at Vieshow Cinema
More movie schedule at in89 Cinemax Da-li (family-friendly)
More programs at National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)
More cooking classes at Le Cordon Bleu Kaohsiung Campus (Chinese mandarin)

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