Want China Times
Students from two elementary schools in Taiwan’s central county of Chiayi have been
doing small community jobs and giving street performances to raise money to participate in summer festivals in Europe.
A trip to Europe to see a different world and meet people of other cultures is an aspiration of many Taiwanese school children, including those from Alishan Elementary and Second School and Neipu Elementary School in Chiayi county.
Students from the Alishan school, mostly from the indigenous Tsou tribe, are scheduled to tour Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia July 15 to August 3, performing aboriginal dances at summer festivals.
A folk music group from the Neipu school, meanwhile, are preparing to play Taiwanese folk songs on traditional instruments at festivals in central Europe from June 27 and July 17. [FULL STORY]