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2019 Taipei Children’s Arts Festival makes this summer different

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Chen Yuxin (陳譽馨) (behind the red “0”), deputy director of Taipei City Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs, with guests and performers.

By Dory Chung
 
The Taipei Children’s Festival brings art and joy to families every year. This year is its 20th anniversary! The festival, organized by the Taipei Performing Arts Center, will feature 24 performance groups from 8 countries including Spain, Italy, France, Australia, Belgium, the UK, and Taiwan.
 
From June 29th to August 4th, there will be 10 ticketed programs, and 14 free programs. One hundred seventy-five shows will be brought to you, including dance, circus performances, puppet play, multimedia, and theater. Besides, there is an interactive exhibition which encourages people to participate on stage. Tickets go on sale June 5th.

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Deputy Director Chen and Li Yuan (李遠), the president of Taipei Culture Foundation, open the gift for the 20th annual Children’s Arts Festival. Festival.  

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Chen hopes the Festival will open people’s minds and make this summer different.
 
Chen Yuxin (陳譽馨), deputy director of Taipei City Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs, says that art and creativity can help people expand their horizons. They can enjoy shows from different parts of the world without going abroad. She hopes that children or adults could get free of their phones and computers, and experience the theaters.
 
Li Yuan (李遠), the president of Taipei Culture Foundation, says that this year’s theme “Different in Between” reflects a change in educational concept.

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Tian Wenqing (田文清), deputy general manager of Bank Sino Pac, says that children are the hope of the future, and Bank Sino Pac always supports them. He says that children will see a different world through the arts.
 
“We value the unique and different more than before,” he said. “This is the spirit of creativity. We hope that the festival will help people recognize their individual creativity.”
 
Parents can bring their children to enjoy this great festival and give children an unforgettable summer vacation.
 
For more information about the program visit: https://www.tcaf.taipei