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The Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival is back with a wealth of shows for everyone

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

For lovers of modern dance, Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will bring Cafe Muller and Le Sacre du Printemps down to the south after four shows at the National Theater in Taipei.

In the realm of music, Japanese conductor Tomomi Nishimoto will lead the Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra (高雄市交響樂團) and violinist Sayaka Shoji for a concert tomorrow night. Next month, the orchestra will team up with conductor Chen Mei-an (陳美安) and violinist Anne Akiko Meyers.

With its diverse roster, the event has programs for everyone and offers discount packages for transportation via high-speed rail. For a complete listing of the festival’s programs, related events, ticket packages and other information, go to the festival’s main Web site at

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