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Nuit Blanche Taipei 2018

Nuit Blanche Taipei – October 6 – 7, 2018

Nuit Blanche Taipei is a cultural performance event which attracts 200,000 people annually who come to experience the visual art work and various cultural performances and activities.

From launching back in 2016, this year marks the third edition of Nuit Blanche Taipei, which will be held from 6:00 p.m. on October 6th to 6:00 a.m. on October 7thThe event will showcase the charms of Taipei at night, creating a new record for an open-air art event.

Source: Youtube, Elle Taiwan

The Nuit Blanche Taipei 2018 has fully announced their programme on the official website: http://nuitblanchetaipei.info.

Their website provides comprehensive access to all their latest press release and materials in English. Feel free  to contact them with any enquiries about the event or programme schedule.

Nuit Blanche Taipei 2018

Source: Travel Taipei

Date, Time & Duration

The Nuit Blanche Taipei 2018 is on a weekend, starting at at 6:00pm on Saturday the 6th of October. The event will run until the next day, at 6:00am on Sunday the 7th of October.

You can view the full programme schedule in English by category on their schedule page.

Admission fee

The admission is free to attend the event performances.

Location

This year marks the third edition of Nuit Blanche Taipei, which will be held from 6:00 p.m. on October 6 to 6:00 a.m. on October 7, along Zhongshan North Road between section one and three. The area around the Yuanshan MRT Station and the Nanjing West Road Commercial District will be the northern and southern sites of this event. There will be a gathering of at least 70 performances and programs, and also 43 art installations this year.

Directions

For full access and service support to get to each event, the Nuit Blanche Taipei 2018 event has provided a comprehensive list of direction details and transport mods on the Nuit Blanche Taipei official website.

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Taipei Jazz Festival 2018

The 2018 Taipei Jazz Festival – September 1 – October 31, 2018

The Taipei Jazz Festival has become a platform for jazz musicians to all come together and perform in Taipei.

All the events span across September and October, and are absolutely free to attend. These events include a series of talks, workshops, concerts, and a large outdoor concert which will be held at Da’an Forest Park.

Taipei Jazz Festival 2018

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As the Taipei Jazz Festival events are happening across Taipei, we have therefore listed their upcoming program below.

Jazz Rookie Show Zhongshan MRT Station

Taipei Jazz Festival

Jazz Rookie Show at the Zhongshan MRT Station

The Jazz Rookie Show: 08/09/2018 – 09/09/2018

The Taipei Jazz Festival of 2018 will host the Jazz Rookie Show at the Jazz Square, located at the back of the Zhongshan MRT Station. There will be summer jazz dance performances that’ll span across two days which consists of six ammature jazz players from Taiwan. From 12pm onwards, there will be a Jazz Dance SWING DANCE master performance involving live jazz rookie music.

Also alongside these performances, there will be a Wenchuang Market. All these performances at the Jazz Square are free to attend.

View the event program list.

The Night Scene Songshan Cultural & Creative Park

Taipei Jazz Festival

The Night Scene performances at the Taipei Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

Tianmu Loyalty Park: On 20/10/2018

These events will host three big groups of jazz band performances at the Tianmu Park.

The park echoes the theme of the 2017 performance called, Walling in the City, which presents Taipei as a city of jazz fusion. This year’s theme is called “The Night of the Night” which presents a new generation of jazz.

View the event program list.

The Fusion City Da'an Stage

Taipei Jazz Festival

The Fusion City Da’an Stage at the Da’an Forest Park

Da’an Forest Park: 26/10/2018 – 28/10/2018

Many of the best musicians from all over the Taiwan have taken interest into the development of jazz music. They also attract many other national musicians to Taipei because of their convenient transportation and the excellence of Taiwanese musicians coming together.

The Da’an stage will invite jazz musicians from more than 8 countries in the world. A total of 12 performance groups will perform on the Da’an Stage.

View the event program list.

Date, Time & Duration

All the events span across September and October 2018.

Admission fee

All the events are absolutely free to attend.

Location

The Taipei Jazz Festival events are held across Taipei at three main locations:

1. Jazz Rookie show at the Zhongshan MRT Station:

The Jazz Rookie Show: 08/09/2018 – 09/09/2018

2. The Night Scene performances at the Taipei Songshan Cultural and Creative Park:

Tianmu Loyalty Park: On 20/10/2018

3. The Fusion City Da’an Stage:

Da’an Forest Park: 26/10/2018 – 28/10/2018

– Please refer to the Taipei Jazz Festival program list above to see what’s happening at each event location.

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Saturday Nights at the Taipei Zoo: Almighty Animal Caretaker

Saturday Nights at The Taipei Zoo: Guide to Extended Hour Activities

The 2018 Saturday Nights at the Taipei Zoo Summer Camp, themed ‘The Almighty Animal Caretaker’ will be scheduled across the Saturday evenings of the summer months.

Saturday Nights at Taipei Zoo Schedule

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Date & Time
July 21
July 28
August 11
August 18
August 25
1700 – 1730
Almighty Animal Caretaker: “Observation”: False Gharial
Almighty Animal Caretaker: “Artificial Nursing”: Armadillo
Almighty Animal Caretaker: “Attention to Details”: Taipei Grass Frog
Almighty Animal Caretaker: “Judgement”: Eurasian Otter
Almighty Animal Caretaker: “Compassion”: African Wild Donkey
1730 – 1745
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 1
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 1
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 1
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 1
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 1
1745 – 1815
Almighty Animal Caretaker: Finding 5 Crocodiles in Seconds
All Mighty Animal Caretaker: The Most Powerful Nannies on Earth
Almighty Animal Caretaker: Each Grain is the Result of Farmer’s Toiling
Almighty Animal Caretaker: Are the Babies Alright?
Almighty Animal Caretaker: You Understand How I feel
1815 – 1845
WIND Music: Fann
Indigenous Music and Dance Performance
Wildlife Protection Theater
Wildlife Protection Theater
Wildlife Protection Theater
1845 – 1900
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 2
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 2
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 2
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 2
Animal Dance Sing-along Part 2
1900 – 1930
Animal Storybook Reading: Krokodil und Giraffe warten auf Weihnachten
Animal Storybook Reading: The Sleepy Armadillo: The Story of Litoudian
Animal Storybook Reading: City Dog, Country Frog
Animal Storybook Reading: Otter Finds a New Home
Animal Storybook Reading: The Gorilla’s Bakery Shop
1930 – 2030
Ecology Movie “Ambition Showcase”: Elephant Fable
Ecology Movie “Ambition Showcase”: Life Story: First Steps
Ecology Movie “Ambition Showcase”: Returning Kingfisher
Ecology Movie “National Geographic Channel”: Sumatran Rhino
Ecology Movie “National Geographic Channel”: Jane Goodall

In the case of emergencies, the organizers reserve the rights to alter, change or suspend the activity. For any details not covered, the organizers retain the right to make supplementary announcements based on its discretion at any time in accordance to related regulations or explanations.

Taipei Zoo

The Special ‘Keeper’s Talk’ will be scheduled for the extended hours on Saturday evenings during the summer months. Also to note, all those who attend the entire “Keeper’s Talk” program and join their related Facebook fan page will receive an animal-themed badge!

Animal themed badges

Source: The Official Taipei Zoo Facebook page

Spotlighted Animal Timetable

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Date
Venue
Spotlighted Animal
Time
1700 – 1730
Asian Tropical Rainforest AreaFalse Gharial
1900 – 1915
1730 – 1745
Formosan Animal Area (Conservation Walkway)Armadillo
1900 – 1915
1745 – 1815
Amphibian and Reptile HouseTaipei Grass Frog
1900 – 1915
1815 – 1845
Formosan Animal AreaEurasian Otter
1900 – 1915
1845 – 1900
Desert Animal AreaAfrican Wild Donkey
1900 – 1915

Saturday Nights at Taipei Zoo

Source: Extended Hour Guide, Travel Taipei

Duration

The 2018 Taipei Water Festival is scheduled from July 21st to August 25th.

Registration Time: 1700 – 1730.
Registration Venue: Wildlife Conservation Market Service Counter (the first tent on the left side of the main stage).
Method of Registration: On site with limited openings.
Competition Categories: Elementary School; Middle and High School; Adults.

Extended Hours during Summer Months
Taipei Zoo will remain open on Saturday evenings until 2100.
July: 7, 14, 21, and 28.
August: 4, 11, 18, and 25.

Admission fee

Night Tickets: NT$30.

Time Available: 1600 – 2000 (EasyCard accepted).

Admission Direction: Visitors will need to enter from the Main Gate Plaza after 1600 as the Taipei Zoo South Station of the Maokong Gondola will remain closed during night hours. Therefore, the onsite ticket booth will stop selling tickets at 1600.

Education Center and Zoo Train: Free from 1630 onwards.

Location

English address: Taipei Zoo – No. 30, Section 2, Xinguang Road, Wenshan District, Taipei City, 116.
Chinese address: 116台北市文山區新光路二段30號.

Directions

Travel by MRT: MRT Wenshan-Neihu Line: Get off at Taipei Zoo Station.
(for MRT route information, visit Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation).
MRT Nangang/Banqiao/Tucheng Line: Get off at Taipei City Hall Station, and then take bus route G1, BR18 or BR21 to Taipei Zoo.

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