Translated by Cara Steenstra
News released by the Government Information Office
Release Date: 2006-02-05
Mayor Hu officially opened the 2006 Taichung City Traditional Arts Festival, organized by the Taichung City Cultural Bureau, on February 5th. This eight day long activity will be presented in a series of exhibitions. There is the "Traditional Arts Light Gallery", where the evolution of various traditional arts, background information on the cultural history, photographs and writings will be exhibited, allowing citizens to learn more about the beauty of traditional arts. There will also be performances by traditional artists at Taichung Park. The Taichung City Government invites you Taichung Park to celebrate Lantern Festival and enjoy traditional operatic performances that would have you reminiscing your childhood days.
Taichung City Government has combined the Central Taiwan Lantern Festival and the Taichung City Traditional Arts Festival, held at Taichung Park between February 5th and 12th. The activities will be even livelier than previous years, so that citizens can enjoy a traditional and authentically Taiwanese style Chinese New Year.