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2018 Zhaoan Fire Torch Hakka Village Marching Hakka Cultural Festival in Yunlin 

Festival Information
    Yunlin Lunbei, Erlun and Xiluo are the areas with the most traditional Zhaoan Hakka settlements and population distribution in Taiwan. It still retains unique language accents, traditional folklore, martial arts skills and traditional cuisine. Different from the Hakka people in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Miaoli, Kaohsiung, Pingtung and six heap areas of Taiwan. Zhaoan Hakka settlements is a very distinctive cultural group. Especially when the early Hakka ancestors of Zhaoan went to Yunlin to reclaim their land, in order to protect their homes and guard against the intrusion of thieves, villagers will hold a torch and stay up late at night. With the change of society, lifting the torch has lost its defense function. It has become the custom of "Mid Autumn Festival to meet the dark scenery", and it is also a common memory of community residents.
 
    The theme of this year’s festival will be “Light the Hakka Village with the torch.”Inviting people to take part in the activities of “Bamboo Torch Marching.” The participants can also create their own creative paper torch for their environmental protection prayers. Experience the important folklore of Zhaoan Hakka culture together. This year's Hakka Cultural Festival in Zhaoan is not only for fun, but also inherits the important meaning of ancient people's early life wisdom.
 
    “Zhaoan Hakka Cultural Festival in Yunlin.” including the Hakka ancient building, cultural performance, traditional cuisine and experience tour. This festival not only provides you a chance to learn more about Taiwan’s Hakka culture, but also gives you the chance to explore the beauty of Formosa with your friends and family! Everyone is welcome to come here, so grab your family and friends and we hope to see you soon!

2018 Zhaoan Fire Torch Hakka Village Marching Hakka Cultural Festival in Yunlin
 
Activity Date Time Activity Information Location
Light the Hakka Village
 
 
 
Contact Tel:
0933-753106
Mr. Lee
09/22 16:30-18:00 Gathering bamboo torches
The performance of Zhao An parades
Parking lot next to the Lunbei library and streets
16:30-18:00 Hakka Cultural DIY
Enjoy Hakka cuisine
18:00-21:00 Send gifts
18:00-19:00 Festival Opening Ceremony
19:00-21:30 Bamboo Torch Marching
19:00-21:30 Zhao An Hakka performance
Biking Around the Hakka Village
 
 
Contact Tel:
05-6962945
Mr. Liao
10/06 08:30-16:30 Biking Around the Hakka Village Lubei, Erlun Hakka Villages
Zhaoan Hakka Songs performance
Hakka Cultural Guide
Zhaoan Cultural performance
Learning Zhaoan Cultural
 
 
 
Contact Tel:
05-5982001-211
Mrs. Lee
10/06 08:30-13:00 Hakka phrase mini games Erlun Sports Park
Zhaoan forlk rhythm and poem
Exhibition of Zhaoan culture and local specialities
Zhaoan cultural Canival
Enjoy Hakka traditional cuisine
Xi Wong ritual in Sheng Ken
 
 
Contact Tel:
0910-992972
Mr. Liao
10/07 10:00-11:00 Stone Gandang Xi Wong ritual Erlun Sheng Ken Avalokitesvara Buddha temple
11:00-12:00 Hakka Fa learning session
09:00-12:00 Zhaoan cultural performance
12:00-13:00 The Old-Time Delights of Zhaoan
Visiting Zhaoan Hakka Village
 
 
Contact Tel:
0937-249889
Mr. Liao
10/07 08:30-12:00 Making straw rope Erlun Leihuei elementary school
Harvesting rice husk experience
10:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony
10:30-12:00 Marinated Hakka Food DIY
Community local industry tasting
10:30-14:00 Hakka Language mini game Erlun Leihuei Community
Tour guide of Hakka building
09:00-16:00 Exhibition of Hakka farming tools Erlun Leihuei
community  center
Hakka community Canival
 
 
Contact Tel:
0933-423749
Mr. Yang
10/14 09:00-09:30 Community creative story parade Zhaoan Hakka Cultural Hall
09:30-09:40 Opening Ceremony
09:40-11:00 Community theater performing
11:00-12:00 Community glove puppet show
09:00-16:00 Zhaoan Community Story Model Exhibition
Tour guide of ancient building in Zhaoan
 
 
Contact Tel:
0928-933134
Mrs. Liu
09/15 19:30-20:30 Story of Zhaoan Hakka Village Erlun Story House
09/22 18:10-18:20 Zhaoan ancient building performance Main stage of the opening ceremony next to the Lunbei Library
09/23 10:30-11:30 Zhaoan Hakka Singing concert Erlun Story House
10/07 10:30-14:00 Tour guide of ancient building Erlun Leihuei Community
Watch a documentary
 
 
Contact Tel:
05-6552006-202
Mr. Ye
09/22 16:00-18:00 Play a documentary Opening exhibition area next to the Lunbei Library
Special dish display and tasting
Xiluoliao Wufang
 
 
Contact Tel:
0910-644433
Mr. Wu
09/21
(Free ticket)
19:30-21:30 Xiluoliao Wufang
(Zhaoan Hakka musical)
Cultural Bureau of Yunlin County Musical Hall
09/22 18:20-18:30 Xiluoliao Wufang Main stage of the opening ceremony next to the Lunbei Library
09/27
(Free ticket)
19:00-21:30 Xiluoliao Wufang
(Zhaoan Hakka musical)
Performance hall of National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
Hakks old ritual of Xiluo Qikan – “Chung Yeung Festival ”
 
 
Contact Tel:
0937-784554
Mr. Liao
10/17 09:00-11:00 Worshiping the ancestors with Zhaoan old ceremony Xiluo Chong Yuan temple