Sunday marks the kickoff of a two-week celebration of Taiwan culture and arts, hosted by the Taiwanese Association of America's Hawaii Chapter.
Festival in the
By Nadine Kam
"Festival in the Park" takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ala Moana Beach Park's McCoy Pavilion. There will be a lion dance, folk song and dance performances, demonstrations of flower arranging, tea ceremony, calligraphy and more.
Children will be invited to take part in a drawing contest, "What I Know About Taiwan." (Bring your own supplies.) Check in from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the lily pond inside McCoy Pavilion.
Admission to the fest is free.
An art exhibition, "From Taiwan with Aloha," will continue the tribute from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 to 10 at Honolulu Hale at the corner of South King and Punchbowl streets. The exhibition will be on the third floor. A reception with pupu and drinks will take place 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6.
For more information, call the association at 531-8861.
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