Taiwan's Festivals: Links with the Past, Bridges to the Future

A rich and complex medley of traditional festivals celebrated by the indigenous and Chinese peoples of Taiwan forms an integral part of life on the island, with modernity having brought with it some new celebrations of its own. Every day, festivals are being held somewhere in Taiwan. Transcending ethnic barriers, these festivals imbue vitality and structure into people's lives and cultures and help them greet the future with unabashed enthusiasm and boundless hope. 

 The film is provided by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (TAIWAN)