Your browser does not seem to support JavaScript, but it does not matter, where the JavaScript syntax does not affect the content of the statement, in addition to forward, print, share, and other functions can not be used, if necessary, select Font size, IE6 please use the keyboard Hold down the ALT key + V → X → (G) maximum (L) larger (M) in the (S) smaller (A) is small, to choose the size of your text, while IE7 or Firefox browser may make use of the keyboard Ctrl + (+) enlarge (-) reduce to change the font size, such as the need to return to previous can use the browser provided by Alt + left arrow key (←) shortcut, print can be provided using a browser (Ctrl + P) function.
Tung Blossom Festival in full bloom in Changhua County
Publish Date: 2017/04/24
Update Date: 2017/04/24
Taipei, April 23 (CNA) The Hakka Tung Blossom Festival in Changhua County entered its second-day of festivities on Sunday with traditional music and song, coupled with Hakka delicacies in celebration of Hakka culture.

A 23-day event sponsored by the Hakka Affairs Council, the festival is centered around the tung blossom, a flower that blooms from mid-April to late May in central and northern Taiwan.

Changhua County Magistrate Wei Ming-ku attended the event together with Fenyuan Township chief Hung Ching-chang and other officials and welcomed everyone to admire the area's tung blossoms and learn about local Hakka culture.

Wei said the festival was of particular significance because it can help spread and promote the cultural diversity of his county, including Hakka culture and language.

"We invite all people to visit local Hakka communities, listen to the beautiful Hakka dialect, and enjoy the amazing site of the white tung flowers," he said.

The event also offers bicycle tours around local Hakka villages where visitors can admire tung blossoms and participate in activities that include making traditional Hakka rice cakes, and musical performances, according to Wei.

The festival is being held in several communities and townships across Changhua County, and is set to run until May 14. (Courtesy of CNA)
The Hakka Tung Blossom Festival in Changhua County entered its second-day of festivities on Sunday.(Photo courtesy of Changhua County government)
Right-click on the picture can save it