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2018 Tainan Cultural Heritage Month

Bring prosperity to the city through the coexistence of the new and the old...

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Birthday Ceremony of Qiniangma and the Celebration of Turning Sixteen

“Birthday Ceremony of Qiniangma and the Celebration of Turning Sixteen” are traditional family rituals with collective memories in Tainan. For preserving and promoting this tradition, Tainan Municipal Administration of Culture Heritage(TMACH), has been held the regarding events since 2012. On 17th Aug., 7th July in the lunar calendar, the celebration of turning sixteen exhibition will be held in the former residence of Hsu Tsang Chun; meanwhile, TMACH collaborates with Foundation for Children and Families and invites the children with the Chinese Zodiac Sheep to experience the rituals and blessings from the elderly in The Shis’ Ancestral Hall....

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Tainan Municipal Administration of Culture Heritage Releases Documentary Series ‘Blooming of Arts in the Realm of Immortals’

“Blooming of Arts in the Realm of Immortals” is a set of documentary series filmed 12 preservers of traditional crafts in Tainan, including paper-paste sculptures, brick carving, jade carving, stone carving, embroidered tapestries, clay/wooden god statues, paper/metal crowns for statues of gods, temple painting and metal crafts, and it is going to be premiered at 2 PM, 4th Aug, in Tainan Wonderful Theatre with the press conference afterward....

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2018 Tainan Cultural Heritage Month

Highlights of the Cultural Heritage Month events will be published from time to time on the Administration of Tainan Cultural Heritage website and its Facebook Fan Page. For more information, please visit the online event registration system....

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2016 Cultural Heritage Month of Tainan─ 1930s: Modern Times in Tainan

Western culture was prospered in the 1930s of Taiwan. Electronic light, telephone, tap water became common, and Western entertainment like cinema, phonograph and disc appeared to be gaining in popularity. Moreover, Kikumoto Department Store and Hayashi Department Store successively opened then. In the 1930s, Enlightenment ideas just brought to Taiwan and influenced music, painting and literature. Men in suits and women dressing fashionably, who could fall in love by choice, were to be seen in the street of Suehirochō (末廣町). It presented a lifestyle of modern and fashion in that period of time....

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Nanguan Opera Gao Wen-ju

Nanguan Music vs. Nanguan Opera, can you tell them apart?...

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