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Benglon
Benglong Benglong, sometimes “banglong”, is a Lantern Festival activity. “Northern Sky Lanterns, Central Banglong and Southern Beehive Rockets” describe the folk celebrations… More
2007-01-11
New Man Rice Cakes and the Paper Ceremony
· New man rice cakes At Every Lantern Festival, villagers in Nanping, Dongan, Beixing and Zhongning in Dongshi Town, Taichung County all contend with each other to make “new man… More
2007-01-11
The February Opera、Jianpao Castle
The February Opera Having gone through long migrations and hard times, Hakka people have developed a precautious, prudent and conservative character which often reflects in their… More
2007-01-11
Dou Deng、Chungyuan festival
Dou Deng The dou deng (lantern) is an apparatus used in Doaist lidou ceremony. The midou (rice measuring bucket) is filled with rice and candles are lit. Two wooden swords are… More
2006-01-19
Yimin Festival
Yimin Festival For the Hakkas in Taiwan, regardless of their time background, the Yimin has to be the center of their most important belief. The worship ceremonies may vary at… More
2006-01-19
The End-of-year Opera
The End-of-year Opera The most famous drama in the Hakka villages in Taiwan is the end-of-winter opera, also called the peace opera. This is the biggest event after the autumn… More
2006-01-19