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Late Afternoon Concert at Lin Antai Mansion this Weekend

Late Afternoon Concert at Lin Antai MansionOn August 11, the Department of Civil Affairs (DCA) will hold the “Enjoying the Summer Breeze Concert” at the Lin Antai Historical House. The organizer invites the public to enjoy music and refreshment, enjoying summer afternoons in a more traditional manner.
 
Artists appearing at the event include Michael Shih, Kid King, and Bah-Tsang-Kak.
 
Starting at 3:30 PM on the day of the event, visitors will be able to visit stalls showcasing goods and games from decades ago, including tops, menko, and all sorts of traditional playthings resurrecting nostalgic memories of adults. Beginning at 3:30 PM, the event organizer will give away material packs allowing individuals to build pull-string toys. A total of 300 packs are available.
 
At 4 PM, visitors can pick up freshly-cut watermelon, as well as a bowl of fig gelatin ice to fend off the summer heat. A total of 600 servings will be given away.
 
For fans of traditional Chinese architecture, volunteer guides offer an in-depth tour of the mansion as well. There’s also a hands-on event teaching visitors on how to use four-color printing boards for those interested.  
 
The organizers have arranged for free transfer shuttles leaving from MRT Yuanshan Station (Exit 1) every 30 minutes between 3 PM and 5:30 PM on the day of the event. For more information, please visit the Chinese website of Lin An Tai Historical Home at: http://linantai.taipei