South Youth Full of Vital Spar / 南方青年 熱力四射
Kinetic Youth in South Taiwan
The Century Welcome Party for New Generation, which is hosted by Information Office, Kaohsiung City Government, on Hsitzuwen Beach Resort on October 4. Everyone was impressed by those kinetic youth in south Taiwan. During this event, the vitality of Kaohsiung City presented itself in a way that is utterly like any other significant cities in the world.
Varied features in South Taiwan
Recently, a rise of street performance in Kaohsiung City increases the atmosphere of art and culture. The gathering of young people in Bachoungchoa at New Chueh Chiang Market allows them to display their talent for music. They come from music societies at the schools, performances and furthermore to set up bands in hope that one day they can be one of the popular groups, such as May day and Shin, in entertainment.
Noteworthily, a university association is going to begin for the new semester in South Taiwan. After North University Association and Middle University Association, and now the initiation by Youang Chan-Whei, the Student Union General Secretary of National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology. Also combining with National Sun Yat-sen University and National University of Kaohsiung to be "South Taiwan University Autonomy Association", which is short "S.T.U.A.A". The purpose is to reorganize resource sharing, exchanging academic experience, the activity combining with other universities, and emulating each other.
So far, there are many universities that include private and state universities in South Taiwan are wishing to join and support the plan, which are National Ping-Tung Teachers College, Stu-Te University, Tung-Fang Institute of Technology, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung Hospitality College, Fortune Institute of Technology, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, and I-Shou University.
National University of Kaohsiung Student Autonomy President, Chen Luen-Ming, points out that S.T.U.A.A. is still preparing, there is no clear formal organization yet. Although the difficulties of connection along Universities, time arrangement, and the distance, which cause the plan working slowly, but he indicates optimistically that combining all the Universities in South Taiwan via the Association to facilitate the interflowing with each University and create more opportunities of cooperation, and finally reach the purpose of reorganizing education resources.
Youth Affairs Commission
The Mayor of Kaohsiung City, Frank Hsieh, would like to utilize the vitality and creativity of young people into government construction. A plan of establishment of Kaohsiung City Youth Affair Commission is conducting. This commission aims to educate young people and provide the opportunity for potential youth to participate government program. The vacancy is open via internet; welcome the one who would like to dedicate the expertise and time to work with government to join and sign up. Please go to Information Office website (http://www.kcg.gov.tw) and download the application form, or contact Kaohsiung City Government Information Office, Tel: (07) 3315016.