Pingtung County Celebration Events
Pingtung county in Southern Taiwan is Celebration time. In the delightful village of Sandiman you will celebrate with the Paiwan and the Rukai Tribes and make new friends. What an exciting time is had in Sandiman.
The Sandiman Artistic Village is in the Central mountains of a very mountainous area of Pingtung county. What a delight this village is! One really special place is the Dragonfly Bead Art Studio. Here you learn the art of producing and glazing your own glass beads. Then you learn how to refine them. The small beads are decorated by melting different colors of glass on the outside of the bead surface. The artisans of the village guide you through each step. After the final touch of heat, they are ready to use. The beads are cooled and you can design whatever you desire. What fun there is at the Dragonfly Bead Art Studio in Sandiman Artistic Village. Pingtung County is full of surprises! This is adventure, Taiwan style!
Another fun spot in Pingtung County is the Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Cultural Park. At different times during the day they have shows that are a delight. Watch as the different tribes of Taiwan entertain you in dance and folk songs in their native language. There are many tribes that call Taiwan home. The Amis is the largest group. They are extremely talented in dance and song. You will see the colorful traditional dress of the Rukai and Paiwan. What a delight it is to see the finished product of the Rukai weavers. You will also be entertained by the Yami, Truku, Thao, and Puyuma Tribes. The costumes are delightful! The dancers outstanding! And the musical instruments…..are beyond amazing! Enjoy the many native dancers and singers, as you explore the different native huts and other buildings. What fun you can find in Pingtung County!
Also in Pingtung County, you will find a very old and sturdy suspension bridge. It is fun to just relax and go see what is on the other side. Meet the jungle forests of Pingtung County! Listen to the many birds as they call out to each other. As for the bridge…..it is sturdy and strong! There are many places close by where you can have a special and traditional Taiwanese Lunch. How delicious! The delicacies of the many Tribes are scrumptious!
Be sure to check out the village of Meinong for desert and shopping. Here you will find a quaint little village with many small shops to delight your shopping desires. This is just a few of the villages of Pingtung County. Fan out and explore all these small mountain villages! Discover what each has to offer. Celebrate with the Aborigines Tribes of Taiwan and discover the mountains! Immerse yourself in the legends of old and enjoy the folk tales of the music. Try your hand at being artistic! Celebrate, make new friends, and savor the delicacies of Pingtung County.