This tasty beverage is a popular specialty in Taiwan that originated from its Hakka population. Comprised of roasted nuts, puffed rice and tea that are typically crushed in a mortar and pestle right before brewing, it's practically as satisfying as a protein shake.
Often seen in temples fairs, figurines made from steamed sticky rice and flour dough are not only artistically pleasant to watch but also can be eaten as treats. Traditionally figurines are made into characters from legendary stories but cartoon characters are more popular now.
Show your pride for Taiwan and raise awareness for Formosan Black Bear! The Bear has been voted as the most representative wildlife of Taiwan but severe exploitation and habitat degradation has resulted in large decline of their population.
Before medicine was highly developed, herbs were inserted into cloth bags and worn in the summertime to protect against of insects. As the custom developed, these bags gradually became more ornate and colorful including expressive needlework.
This is an art form with symbols. It is through the flying, dancing strokes of the characters that the calligrapher expresses a rhythm, a direction of energy, and an image of ink in motion.
Family name is important in Taiwan’s society. Find out how you would be called in Taiwan and write your family name and have the character made into a button!
Kuei is an integral part to the traditions in Taiwan that has the role of cake in the western world. They are mostly made with rice flour and combined either with sweet or savory fillings then pressed into shape in moulds with beautiful carvings.
Toys in earlier times were made from natural materials. Most utilize bamboo as they were readily available around Taiwan. Craftmaster will be demonstrating “Land Crackers”, “Bamboo Cicadas” and “Bamboo Tops” toys.
Sponsored by Department of Youth & Community Development