Costume parade harks back to 1920s Dadaocheng

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-10-15
By: Maggie Huang, Staff Writer

A nostalgic 1920s costume parade took place Saturday afternoon in Taipei’s Dadaocheng area, leading everyone into the once prosperous alleys and streets of the historical neighborhood. Participants dressed up in old fashioned clothing, harking back to the streets of 1920s Dadaocheng nearly a century ago.

As part of the Tua-Tiu-Tiann International Festival of Arts (TTTIFA), the 1920s Costume Parade featured vintage fashion of the 1920s, with performances along the parade route, as if a massive time capsule was being opened.

Dadaocheng was the most prosperous commercial district in 1920s Taiwan, and it was also the base and birthplace of the New Culture Movement.6774669 6774670

The theme of this year’s TTTIFA is “Roaring All The Way.” As the 1920s is known as the “Roaring 20s,” organizers said they regarded the period as a spectacular one that challenged traditional ideologies and nourished a flourishing arts movement.     [FULL  STORY]

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