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History and development

  • History a nd developmentThe Cultural Affairs Department of Pingtung County (previously known as Cultural Center o r Bureau of Cultural Affairs) is located on No. 69, Dalian Rd., Ping Tung City. Founded in 1984, it became the hardware facility for the Cultural Center after the construction of the Jhonjheng Library as well as the merger between the original Jhonjheng Museum of Arts a nd Jieshou Library. Meanwhile, Local Art Museum a nd Hakka Cultural Museum were set up in succession. In addition, on October 2, 2000, it was transformed into the Bureau of Cultural Affairs, an interior agency within the County Hall, in accordance with Pingtung County Government's Letter Order No. 139194 of Secret Legal System (August 31, 2000). Eventually, it was converted into the Cultural Affairs Department of Pingtung County on February 20, 2008, based on Pingtung County Government's Administrative Law No.0970032845 of "Self-Governance Ordinance for Governmental Organizations in Pingtung County", amended a nd declared on February 18, 2008.
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