Folk Art & Rural Life in Xiushan
Description: Taishan City Daya District Xiushan community is located in the center of Taichung, near the foothills across the mountain ,looking for the Taiwan Strait, located in the township. 60% of the residents for agriculture are planting wheat, rice, red barley, grains class. Community from 6 years ago, due to the presence of precision science park, it is hoped that the young population can return, the majority of the elderly in the community is lack of vitality and creativity, due to population aging, lack of motivation to create a community. It is hoped that the participation of international volunteers will encourage residents to care for community affairs and expect various cultural injections to collide with explosive sparks.
Type of Work: 1. To encourage the elderly to participate in community activities, the community one day a day for the care of the elderly stronghold, health promotion activities, led by volunteers to experience the different cultures, stimulate curiosity and mobility. 2. Hope that through the international volunteer lion head and painting, into the community culture so that residents can also enjoy the international volunteer ideas but also enrich the community experience. 3. Cooperate with the community martial art teacher and craftsmen to enjoy the activities together with the community residents . Learn how to make the lion's head and the lion dance. The teacher will teach some traditional martial arts and folklores.
Accommodation: The center is equipped with bathroom facilities, kitchen utensils, working days or free day meals can be self-cooking fire (food can be near to the Market procurement).
Requirements: 1) Those who have special skills or interests in folk art, like performing people and experiencing new business. 2) Please volunteer to bring home small traditional folk clothing, children's play, and community cultural exchanges.
Approximate Location: Taichung City, Taya District, near the Chingchuankang International Airport, about 15 minutes by car. About 20 minutes drive from Taichung city
Google Map Website: 428 Taichung District, Taichung City Xiushanli Activity Center https://goo.gl/QRyqwV
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