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Dapeng Bay Marine Festival(Marine)
Hengchun pole climbing
Wangye Worshipping Ceremony

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Dapeng Bay Marine Festival

Dapeng Bay Marine Festival

Dapeng Bay Marine Festival shows the bay’s many faces. Yachting, sail-boating, and canoeing are all held at the bay’s lagoon. In the bayside park, at night, arts and cultural performances take place. Working with local businesses, the organizer even offers small tours. There is also a coastal open market to explore. Visitors can watch a big sailing competition, visit the bay’s fishery village and learn about its culture and food, enjoy a keel-boating experience, and “hunt...

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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...

Hengchun pole climbing Festival

Hengchun pole climbing Festival

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 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 Liuqiu during the Wangye Worshipping Ceremony time, ...

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