Taipei Hakka Yimin Festival 2018

10-13-18 - 10-15-18 All day

The 2018 Taipei Hakka Yimin Festival – October 13 – 15, 2018

The Taipei Hakka Yimin Festival is one of the most significant annual events of the Hakka people in Taipei. This year, the festival will take place between October 13th and 15th as a three day event at the Taipei City Hakka Cultural Park.

There are a series of activities and performances to be held at the festival to present the traditional culture of the Hakka. The festival will be paying respects to the Yimin spirit, including the Holy Incense Parade. There will be a carrying-pole parade, a Hakka opera, grand evening shows, worship ceremonies and a Hakka Market.

Taipei Hakka Yimin Festival

Source: Travel Taipei

There with three major themes: celebrations, parades and art events. The festival aims to recreate the Hakka spirit in a simple yet stylish fashion to showcase Hakka values in order to bring a cultural diversity of Taipei to the locals and its international visitors.

The Yimin temples across Taiwan are also expected to join this grand annual event.

Taipei Hakka Yimin Festival 2018

Source: Travel Taipei

Date, Time & Duration

The festival will take place between October 13th and 15th as a three day event.

Admission fee

This event is free to attend.

Location

Taipei City Hakka Culture Park

English Address: The Taipei City Hakka Culture Park, No. 2號, Section 3, Tingzhou Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.

Chinese Address: 臺北市客家文化主題公園, 100台北市中正區汀州路三段2號.

Directions

Taking the MRT:

Take the green line to the Taipower Building MRT Station and leave via Exit 4. Head east down Shida Road until you see the entrance to the Taipei City Hakka Culture Park. The entrance should be on your left.

Taking a bus:

253 – Taipei Jingmei Girls High School.
673 – Zhongzheng Huanhe Rd. Intersection.
253 – Taipei Jingmei Girls High School.
253 – Taipei Jingmei Girls High School (Every 20 min).
673 –  Zhongzheng Huanhe Rd. Intersection (Every 2hrs & 25 mins).
943 – National Taipei University (Taipei Campus) (Every 45 mins).

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