Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Kaohsiung City Government

The Kaohsiung City Government’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs was established on Oct. 30, 1995 by the City Council through the efforts of local cultural institutions. Every step along the way,from the first preparation commitee to the Development Team to the assistance of existing cultural institutions. Several preparation meetings and public hearings were held. After much discussion and communication, the Bureau was officially founded on Jan. 1, 2003. It’s success is thanks to the work and insistence of the City Government, the promotion and support of the City Council and the participation and encouragement of the local cultural institutions.



City Suites, Kaohsiung

Ideal for fun and relaxation, City Suite Kaohsiung Chenai is located in the Yancheng District area of Kaohsiung. Only 10 km away, this 4-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.


City Suites, Pier2

Designed for both business and leisure travel, Citysuites Kaohsiung Pier2 Hotel is ideally situated in Yancheng District; one of the city's most popular locales. With its location just 2KM from the city center and 7.9KM from the airport, this 4-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.


Chateau de CHINE (VIP program)

“Chateau” is the French word for “castle,” a residence for the noble, while “de Chine” refers to China. The logo design originates from the coat of arms used by elite families or individuals in Medieval Europe to symbolize distinguished family history or power. The coat of arms logo of Chateau de Chine embodies Chinese elements such as dragon marks and tian yuan di fang (the orbicular sky and rectangular earth) to manifest the beauty of east meets west. As a boutique design hotel, Chateau de Chine Hotel provides complete and refined services for guests on business or leisure travel. There are currently four hotels under the Chateau de Chine brand in Taiwan: the European-styled Chateau de Chine Sinjhuang, refined and elegant Chateau de Chine Taoyuan, trendy avant-garde Chateau de Chine Kaohsiung and Chateau de Chine Hualien featuring a green and LOHAS theme.



ART OSAKA 2017 will be held on the weekend of July 8th and 9th (preview on July 7th) on the 26th floor, Hotel Granvia Osaka. The venue is directly accessible from JR Osaka station.


ART OSAKA is one of the biggest art fairs in Japan, focusing on contemporary art. As a reputable, established art fair, it is celebrating its 15th anniversary. This year, 54 art galleries will participate from both Japan and abroad (20 from the Kansai region, 28 from the non-Kansai regions, 3 from Taiwan, 2 from Korea and 1 from Macau). Special features of this year’s fair will be the many established galleries’ participations from the non-Kansai regions. They will introduce artists and artworks, which are rarely exhibited in the Kansai region. 10 galleries will participate in ART OSAKA for the first time. 64 hotel rooms will be turned into exhibition booths.


There will be more than 150 artworks exhibited, ranging from affordable pieces by young artists, to master pieces by internationally renowned artists. With eclectic works of paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and installations using entire booths, ART OSAKA 2017 will certainly be a place for visitors to experience high quality contemporary art.


Please feel invited to visit the annual art festival, ART OSAKA 2017.