Nan Ying International Folklore Festival
In 1996, the first Nan Ying International Folklore Festival was held by
Cultural Affairs Bureau of Tainan Country Government under the
instruction of Council for Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan with a model
of International Folklore Festival Association.
2012 Nan Ying International Folklore Festival
5th to October 14th, 2012. 10 Days.
3. Arrival Day：Before
4. Departure Day：After
5. Main Stage：Open
Air, Tainan City
6. Tours：Open Air, at certain of
townships in Tainan City.
1. Worldwide Folklore
Groups are all welcome to participate the Festival.
2. International Groups：20~25
3. International Group Member：15~30
people per group (including group leader, musicians, dancers, and
the evening of October 5th, a change for introducing and
understanding the festival and all its participants..
Opening Ceremony & Closing Ceremony
Performance：From Opening to Closing,
every group needs to prepare at least 20 minutes performance every day,
except the Free Day. Music for the performance is to be played by ”Live”
Group: to reach a deeper and
efficient communication, international groups of the Festival will be
visiting the host family / schools / groups for further exchange and
communication during the Festival; the host organization would not
provide accommodation. Both the visiting and hosting organizations are
to be presenting the significance of their traditional culture during
the visiting, either through the performance, or other ways of
interaction exchange. The most important and significant tradition of
groups will be scheduled of one free day for city tour, choosing from
some itinerary designed by the organizer. In addition, we DO NOT provide
meals and costs on free day.
members of the groups will stay at nice hotel which is arranged by
Nan-Ying International Folklore Festival. The hotel provides breakfast
every morning for free. The hotel also provides extra charged services.
the days in Taiwan, we provide a bus for each group including free day
since groups’ arrival until departure.
provide three meals during the Festival except for the free day. On free
day, breakfast in the hotel is available, and the group would be
responsible for the food.
the stay in Tainan, every group will be assigned of 2-3 local guides,
with good English and Chinese language proficiency. We would also try
our best to find guides with the group’s speaking language proficiency.
5. Pocket money：During
the Festival (5th Oct. – 14th Oct.), we provide US
$10 dollar for each person since the arrival date of the group.
The costs of transports (air ticket) to and from Taiwan are for the
group's own account.
In Taiwan, the costs of transportation, accommodation and meals are on
the account of Nan-Ying International Folklore Festival, except for the
free day (on free day, we provide transportation and breakfast only).
1. Nan-Ying International Folklore Festival will provide accidental
insurance for group’s members.
2. Groups have to be insured against other risk especially insurance for
costumes, instruments, and props.
1. Groups participate on their own risks.
2. Nan-Ying International Folklore Festival will take all the measures
to avoid risks for participants, the workers and the audience.
Nan-Ying International Folklore Festival respects any opinion concerning
religion and politics, but does not allow any religious or political
activity from anyone in the dance area.