2012 International Mazu Festival: Presenting the thousand-year-old story of Mazu in an all-new way
Words by Taichung City Government Cultural Affairs Bureau
Translated by Angel Pu
What comes to mind when you think of Mazu? A beautiful legend about the "goddess of sea"? Or perhaps one of Taiwan's most popular dieties?
Using the latest technology, the 2012 International Mazu Festival features a variety of events and attractions, including historic relics, traditional martial arts displays and creative products that are designed to help people from around the world and all ages understand and learn more about Taiwan's traditional Mazu culture.
Time: March 24-April 29
Location: Taichung Cultural & Creative Industries Park (362, Fuxing Rd., Sec. 3, South District, Taichung City)
Visit http://www.culture.taichung.gov.tw, or call (04) 2228-9111, ext. 25420-25425 for more information.
Left: Hao Tian Temple
Right: Dajia Jenn Lann Temple
Left: Ci Ji Temple
Right: Leh Chemg Temple