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Chiayi to Host 2021 Taiwan Design Expo - Creating a Cultural Silk Road through Design

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Chiayi to Host 2021 Taiwan Design Expo - Creating a Cultural Silk Road through Design
Minister of Economic Affairs Lin Chuan-neng  and Mayor Huang Min-hui of Chiayi City jointly hosted a contract signing press conference today (4/28), announcing that Chiayi City will host the 2021 Taiwan Design Expo from October 1 to 17. This year's expo will feature three major exhibition areas at the G9 Creative Park, Chiayi Sawmill, and Chiayi Old Prison, while also partnering with other venues, including the Chiayi Art Museum, Chiayi Railway Station, Vision Station, and the Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, to ignite the city's design energy.

To showcase the design energy of Chiayi City's local industries, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has worked with Chiayi City since 2020 to provide local enterprises guidance in the areas of aesthetics, branding and packaging, merchandising, field activities, and corporate sustainability strategy, and these achievements will all be exhibited at the 2021 Taiwan Design Expo. Examples include the "Chia" Cake developed by the century-old "New Taiwan Bakery" that blends the imageries of sunrise at Alishan Mountain, the Central Fountain, turkey rice, and the Qihu Youth Baseball Team; the spatial makeover and branding of the Museum of Old Taiwan Tiles that introduces new applications for old tiles to give old houses a more modern look; and the optimization of the branding and packaging of Chinyi Eggs Technology Corporation and Tong Bae Food Co., Ltd. Moreover, an eco-friendly demo night market of Chiayi City is being created to allow citizens to visit the expo in the morning and the design night market in the evening.

2021 Taiwan Design Expo Exhibition Information

Exhibition Period: October 1 (Friday) to October 17 (Sunday)

Locations: G9 Creative Park, Chiayi Sawmill and Chiayi Old Prison, Chiayi Art Museum, Chiayi Railway Station, Vision Station, Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, Chiayi Municipal Museum, Hinoki Village, and Chiayi Park.

Supervisors: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chiayi City Government
Organizers: Industrial Development Bureau of the MOEA, Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Chiayi City Government
Executive Organizers: Taiwan Design Research Institute, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
Contacts
Contact Organization:
Knowledge Service Division, Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Contact Person:
Mr. Hwang
Contact Phone:
+88622754-1255 ext. 2411
Contact E-MAIL:
yphwang@moeaidb.gov.tw