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Xinsheng Park Taipei Rose Garden Reopens with Pressed Flower Art Exhibit

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Post date:2016-12-09

Updates:2017-01-04

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Xinsheng Park Taipei Rose Garden Reopens with Pressed Flower Art Exhibit
Event Time
2016-12-02~2016-12-25
Event Location
中山區新生北路三段105號, Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

After undergoing an overhaul to remove the damages caused by Typhoon Megi, the Taipei Rose Garden will reopen to the public with an exhibition featuring pressed flower art between December 2 and 25!

In collaboration with the United Pressed Flower Art Society, the exhibition encompasses 32 delicate artworks which were displayed at the Shanghai New International Expo Center and the 9th Cross-strait (Xiamen) Cultural Industries Fair earlier this year. The event organizer also invited the agricultural technology center and pressed art club from South Korea’s Gurye County to conduct an exchange on techniques regarding the craft during the exhibit.

According to Parks and Street Lights Office Director Huang Li-yuan, pressed flower art extends the lifespan of plants in the form of eternal beauty. Incorporating elements of roses, the exhibition allows visitors to appreciate the painterly artworks against a background of a real rose garden.

Viewers are given a rare opportunity to take a closer look at how the various traits of petals and leaves can be revived through pressing and flattening. The showcase also features hands-on activities for participants to create their own pieces of art.

*Tutorial:
Date and Time: 1:30 PM on December 2
Registration: Call 02-25850192, ext. 216 or 0963360430 to sign up
*Location:
Taipei Rose Garden at Expo Park’s Xinsheng Park Area (Open 8 AM to 5 PM)
The indoor botanic garden at Xinsheng Park Area (Open 9 AM to 5 PM, Closed on Monday)
*Address: No. 105, Sec. 3, Xinsheng N. Rd.
*Directions:
MRT: Exit 1, Yuanshan Station, Tamsui-Xinyi Line
Bus: Routes 203, 277, 279, 280 Direct, 285, 606, 612, 685, and 109 (disembark at Minzu East Road Intersection stop); routes 72, 222, 527, M9, R34, and BR16 (disembark at Xinsheng Park)

Source: Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government

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