PechaKucha Presentation

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Jay Huang

Social Designer in PINGTUNG

Local Is The New Sexy

PRESENTED ON APR 13, 2018
IN TOKYO @ VOL 156

Pingtung City is located in the southernmost county of Taiwan and is the cultural, financial, and administrative centre of Pingtung County. Being developed in the earlier times, Pingtung City has formed its unique cultural and historical assets. With the population of around 200,000, the city is fused with different cultures, ethnic groups, and religions, where the innovation and tradition meet with harmony and sparks. PechaKucha Night PingTung organizer Jay Huang presents his city with stellar photography, taken by none other than Jay himself!

 

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