Date: July 05, 2019
Members of Poland’s Puppet Clinic Theatre showcase the group’s distinctive giant puppets at an event promoting the 2019 YICFFF July 4 in northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan County. (LTN)
The Yilan International Children’s Folklore and Folkgame Festival is set to commence July 6 at Dongshan River Water Park in northeastern Taiwan, offering visitors an eclectic mix of art performances, water activities and workshops.
Organized by Yilan County Government, the event runs through Aug. 18 and features 25 troupes from 18 countries and territories.
Among those spotlighting local traditional performing arts are Lan-Yang Taiwanese Opera Company and acrobat group New Image Theatre. Overseas participants include Italy’s Corona Events and Poland’s Puppet Clinic Theatre, organizers of the Carnival of Venice grand opening in 2017 and 2018, respectively. [FULL STORY]