Festival Announcement—Tuvalu Youth Troupe to Perform in the 2014 Nan Ying International Folklore Festival/藝術節公告—吐瓦魯青年團將參加2014年南瀛國際民俗藝術節 / by Minute Taupo

The Nan Ying International Folklore Festival is a biannual event held by the Tainan City Government in Southern Taiwan.  The Festival encourages international exchange in the fields of art and culture, enhances Taiwan’s understanding of foreign cultures, and assists international performing groups appreciate the lifestyles and cultures of Taiwan.  The 2014 Nan Ying International Folklore Festival will extend from 4th to 12th October, 2014 with performances conducted at venues throughout Tainan.  Through the generous support of the Government of Tuvalu, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Miaoli’s Cyuanhua Temple Association, the Tuvalu Youth Troupe, an outstanding dancing group from Tuvalu, will join performance groups hailing from countries including Japan, Nepal, India, New Zealand, Malaysia, Turkey, and Panama during this year’s Festival.  The Festival promises to be an amazing experience for audience members, and we encourage anyone interested in culture, dance, and, of course, Tuvalu to travel to Tainan for this magical event!  For more information on Festival performance groups, schedules, and venues, see the official Nan Ying Festival website at http://nyiff.tnc.gov.tw/en/index

南瀛國際民俗藝術節由台南市政府每兩年舉辦一次。該藝術節之目標包括創造國際文化與藝術之交流平台、將國際文化與藝術介紹給台灣人及使國外表演團體能夠學習體驗更多台灣文化。台南市政府訂於2014年10月4日至12日在台南各個地區舉辦該藝術節。今年因為吐瓦魯國政府、中華民國外交部以及財團法人苗栗縣南庄鄉獅山勸化堂提供贊助,吐瓦魯傑出表演團體──吐瓦魯青年團將參與南瀛國際民俗藝術節,與來自日本、尼泊爾、印度、紐西蘭、馬來西亞、土耳其、巴拿馬等國家之表演團體同台亮相。2014年南瀛國際民俗藝術節必定使民眾大開眼界對文化、舞蹈以及吐瓦魯感興趣之人士千萬不要錯過!詳情請參考南瀛國際民俗藝術節官方網頁:http://nyiff.tnc.gov.tw/zh_tw/index