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29th Summer Universiade

Taipei City (TPE),  19th - 30th August, 2017


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Located in the northern part of Chinese Taipei in the heart of the Asia-Pacific region, Taipei is a vibrant and strategically important economic and cultural centre. The city encompasses a total area of 272 square kilometres and has a population of 2.63 million people. It is well served by international and domestic transportation links, also renowned for its warm hospitality and an abundance of natural and cultural offerings. This metropolis has also been praised for its ability to innovate, leverage resources and catalyse new projects.

Taipei boasts a plenitude of recreational venues and performance organisations, offering a corresponding wealth of cultural events, more than anywhere else in Chinese Taipei Countless musical, theatre, and dance performances take place each year in the city - a veritable feast of culture for Taipei's people. The National Palace Museum and the National Museum of History frequently have world-class art exhibitions which draw throngs of people to gaze on this profusion of beauty. This city also offers a wide range of other diversions - shopping malls, nightclubs, live-music bars, quality hotels and exotic restaurants. With the wealth of interesting and fun activities available in Taipei, and its warm hospitality, visitors are certain to have an unforgettable experience in this remarkable city. 

Taipei is an ideal city for ensuring great success of any international athletic competition, and we take pride in our state-of-the-art sports facilities and advanced IT infrastructure. In addition, it is a city with extensive experience in hosting and organising large-scale international events such as the 2009 Deaflympics, the 2010 International Flora Exposition and the 2011 International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress. The success of these events demonstrates its ability to host another successful Summer Universiade in 2017. Attributed the organising right of the 2017 Summer Universiade in November 2011, Taipei has started the preparation in every aspect for 14+3 sports in more than 70 venues. The master plan and re-evaluation of venue allocation are the main task for the year 2012 and consecutive marketing strategy will be conducted to globally promote the Taipei Universiade as well as FISU. With the full support of the central government, as well as close cooperation with the concerned national sports federation and the Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation, Taipei city is ready!