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Kenting Spring Music Festival
Blue Fin Tuna Cultural Festival
Hengchun pole climbing
Wangye Worshipping Ceremony

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Dapeng Bay Yacht & Regatta Festival

Dapeng Bay Yacht & Regatta Festival

Held in April annually, the Dapeng Bay Yacht & Regatta Festival includes yacht experiences and sailing, canoeing, water motorcycle, SUP, and creative eco-boat design contests. Related products and local specialties are sold alongside the festival. Many other water experiences can also be enjoyed. 2019 Dapeng Bay Yacht & Regatta Festival Date / Content / Location April 2019 (the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th weekends) 4/12-4/14 Keelboat invitation / Yacht promotion / Eco-boat design contest / Beer pa...

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Kenting Spring Music Festival

Kenting Spring Music Festival

While performers give their all, the people audience sit or lie on the ground or dance to the music under the blue skies, enjoying the music and the ocean views. Spring Scream is known as the main event for Taiwan’s underground music scene and the festival continues to adhere to its guiding idea: presenting original music while giving people a fun and relaxing time. The festival now attracts 3000-4000 people. Not only do local bands appear, a number of bands come to play live from oversea...

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Blue Fin Tuna Cultural Festival

Blue Fin Tuna Cultural Festival

The Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival was launched by Pingtung County Government in 2001, combining Donggang’s bluefin tuna and tourism on the Hengchun Peninsula and now attracts a large number of visitors every year, lured not just by the tuna but by the other tourism resources of Donggang and its excellent seafood. To many people Donggang is now synonymous with blue fin tuna and delicious seafood. The three main fish markets of Pingtung are in Donggang. Here fish are bought and sold and vi...

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Hengchun pole climbing

Hengchun pole climbing

Pole climbing is a folk customs that take place during Ghost Festival every year and has a history of several hundred years. The origin can be traced back to when the rich people of Hengchun, once one of Taiwan’s most prosperous towns, allowed poor people to take their offerings. In the rush to grab them every year there would be fights and injuries. In the 5th year of the reign of Emperor Guangxu (1880) someone came up with the idea of erecting a pole with the offerings going to whoever c...

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Wangye Worshipping Ceremony

Wangye Worshipping Ceremony

Origin Activity Procedures Date Wangye Worshipping Ceremony is a major cultural event of Donggang and Little Liuqiu. In Taiwan’s “Wangye” culture, which is a folk belief, this event is highly important. The believers follow ancient rules, carrying sedan chairs with deity statues to parade through the town and finally burn “celestial boats” to send the deities back to the Sky. If you happen to travel in Donggang or Little Liuqiu during the Wangye Worshipping Ceremon...

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