Dadaocheng Tour Offers New Year Tastes to Foreigners
To promote Chinese New Year events, Taipei City Office of Commerce (TCOOC) has launched a tour program to help acquaint foreigners with one of the most important festivals of Taiwan.
Titled “Dadaocheng New Year Style Micro Trip,” the tours are slated for the following dates: January 14, 17 and 25. The events are conducted in English, Japanese, and Korean respectively. Local experts and students from Blessed Imelda´s School will serve as tour guides, taking participants on a journey to explore the boisterous and vibrant scene of the New Year Street Bazaar. They will also introduce visitors to the significance of Chinese New Year holiday to Chinese people as a time of reunion.
TCOOC Director Tsai Tsung-hsiung noted that the program provides foreign visitors with a great opportunity to learn about the development of Dadaocheng as well as the religious center of Xia Hai City God Temple from local perspectives. Those who take part in the micro trip will be able to try their hands at writing Chinese calligraphy, making greeting cards, donning retro-style outfits, tasting New Year dishes, and more.
Those interested should register before January 12 through the following website: (https://goo.gl/forms/0pkWtxTf9IDqU2da2)(Chinese). Participants can bring a companion on the tour.
For inquiries, please call Mr. Hung at 02-2958001, ext. 378 or visit the TCOOC Facebook fan page at (http://www.facebook.com/tcooc)(Chinese)