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Presidential Office Exhibit

「府-Power To The People」

「府-Power To The People」

The Architecture & Design

 The Architecture & Design
When completed in 1919, the Presidential Office Building became the tallest edifice in Taiwan, embodying power and authority. Over the last century, this brick construction has been dam aged and restored, and has born witness to Taiwan’s transformation from an authoritarian state into a full democracy.
Built in Western classical style and designed for the subtropical climate, the complex was the first in Taiwan to contain modern facilities. Its astute combination of architectural aesthetics and fine engineering symbolized Taiwan’s entry into the modern age.

A Day at the Presidential Office

 A Day at the Presidential Office
From the outside, the building is veiled in awe and mystery.Inside, however, the staff play specific and indispensable roles, day in and day out, just like employees of an enterprise.

The Presidents

 The Presidents
As the president is elected by the people under the ROC Constitution, authority is bestowed upon him or her by the citizens of Taiwan. The visual images in this section depict the achievements of each president in serving the people of Taiwan, indicating power belongs to the people.

Your Presidential Office

 Your Presidential Office
This area features the work of artists who created their own visual interpretations of the Presidential Office Building. Here you are invited to not just enjoy local folk culture and creative vitality, but also unleash your imagination on canvas.

The People

 The People
In front of the Presidential Office in the early decades of the ROC, troops would march down what is now called Kaitakelan Boulevard in a display of the authority of the head of state. In more recent times, the people have held protests in the plaza, declaring that sovereignty is in the hands of the people and calling for social change and democratization. The voice of the people has come to determine the direction of

Flavors of the Land

 Flavors of the Land
Taiwan is an agrarian society with bountiful harvests. The warmth and hospitality of the people of Taiwan are also unparalleled in the world. Local street delicacies open a window to the lifestyle and culture of Taiwan and reveal the adroit culinary skills of past generations.

Snap & Share

 Snap & Share
Your visit to Taiwan can let the rest of the world know Taiwan even better. Be sure to take a picture with the president and vice president as a souvenir to show your friends and relatives!
 

Special Exhibition info

In the Dreamland Photo ExhibitIn the Dreamland Photo Exhibit
In the Dreamland Photo Exhibit, Japanese diplomat Hideo Tarumi captures the instantaneous beauty of islands, nature, culture and everyday life with a discerning eye and exquisite technical skill. Shot in Taiwan and Japan, his breathtaking photographs exude an endearing warmth that inspires cross-cultural communion and spiritual connections, as we recall enchanted moments in our own lives. (Exhibition opens: 2018/05/28)
Bay Tourism on 10 Islands
Taiwan is rich in marine resources and cultural attractions, and has nurtured a unique form of island life with narratives well worth our exploration. The Special Exhibition: Bay Tourism on 10 Islands, will take you deep inside this land, connect islands big and small, and tell the stories about islands in the language of islands. (Exhibition opens: 2018/11/14)
The FORMOSAT Satellite ExhibitionThe FORMOSAT Satellite Exhibition
Since 1991, Taiwan has implemented a long-term plan to develop national space science and technology. After more than 20 years of development, four satellite projects have been successfully implemented including FORMOSAT-1, 2, 3 and 5, plus FORMOSAT-7, which is ready for launch. Taiwan has become one of the few countries with comprehensive satellite system capabilities developed using its own R&D. The FORMOSAT Satellite Exhibition at the Presidential Office presents the story of Taiwan's space science and technology development past, present, and future. (Scheduled to open on October 22, 2018.)
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