Kaohsiung is a port city and is the largest industrial center in southern Taiwan. Kaohsiung is generally sunny throughout the year, and is famous for its beautiful urban landscape alongside the harbor. Fostering a vibrant and diverse cultural energy, there are several art districts and cultural venues located in Kaohsiung, including The Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts and National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) - the world’s largest performing arts center under one roof.
This year, Vocal Asia Festival will be held in Dadong Arts Center in Fongshan District, whose facilities include a 884-seat performance hall, the auditorium, dance studio and an exhibition hall that can accommodate all other needs of the festival.
Professional, Creative, One & Only in Taiwan
The Dadong Arts Center is positioned as a multi-functional art space. It boasts multi-purpose performance halls, commercial creative art space for exhibitions and an unique art library.
New Artistic Nucleus
The Dadong Arts Center began operations in early 2012. It is an integrated nucleus that supports all artistic and cultural activities. The center is designed to respect our natural environment, half of the center is an outdoor space that maximizes the utilization of natural environment elements such as breezes, light, rain etc., to create an oriental Zen atmosphere.
The future plan for the center is to develop an artistic and cultural metropolitan network, connecting the Kaohsiung MRT, National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) and Kaohsiung Cultural Center. Dadong Arts Center - Taiwan's Cutting-edge Cultural Park of the 21st Century.
Garnering All Feedback Striving to Develop Dadong
After the administrative merger of the city with the county, the management team of the Dadong Arts Center invited several well-known artistic talents to consult on the building of the art center. To enable the most efficient development of the Da Dong District, the team implemented a 360˚ feedback system, and thus successfully established the Dadong Arts Center as an artistic nucleus. It is the team's goal to realize every need of the artistic and cultural population in Taiwan.
Address：No.161, Guang Yuan Rd.,FengShan District , Kaohsiung City 830, Taiwan
* Photo Credit : Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Kaohsiung City Government