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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby cfimages » 19 Nov 2011, 16:41

Zla'od wrote:I have long held that there should be a website listing all known temple festivals, and what dates they fall on, so that tourists know where to see them. (They do something like this in Bali as well as various Himalayan countries.)

There used to be one, unfortunately it seems to no longer be online. These are the people who maintained it, and it's still listed on their site.
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby Mucha Man » 21 Nov 2011, 20:41

Pics and video of this year's event from someone a lot smarter than cf and me. :lol:
“Everywhere else in the world is also really old” said Prof. Liu, a renowned historian at Beijing University. “We always learn that China has 5000 years of cultural heritage, and that therefore we are very special. It appears that other places also have some of this heritage stuff. And are also old. Like, really old.”

http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby Mucha Man » 06 Nov 2012, 02:03

The festival should be coming up soon. I am making inquiries. I want to be there this year.
“Everywhere else in the world is also really old” said Prof. Liu, a renowned historian at Beijing University. “We always learn that China has 5000 years of cultural heritage, and that therefore we are very special. It appears that other places also have some of this heritage stuff. And are also old. Like, really old.”

http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby cfimages » 06 Nov 2012, 07:23

I hope to finally make one this time.
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Re: A beautiful celebration - to what god?

Postby Tempo Gain » 06 Nov 2012, 09:51

In the afternoon of the 20th day of the tenth month in lunar calendar,


Looks like December 3rd
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby Charlie Jack » 22 Nov 2012, 21:17

I don't know if it's what Zla'od was looking for, but I found this calendar on Internet Archive: http://web.archive.org/web/200906050352 ... endar.aspx

Here's the Internet Archive's saved page containing an article entitled "Ching Shan Wang Ritual at Meng Chia": http://web.archive.org/web/201001101533 ... &Control=3

Here are some pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dans180/se ... 163952358/
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby cfimages » 22 Nov 2013, 09:21

According to today's Taipei Times, this year's festival happens this weekend.

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/a ... 2003577419

And the temple was seriously damaged by fire last Tuesday.
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby Mucha Man » 22 Nov 2013, 09:49

Yes that is awful about the fire. I was just there last month filming. Such as beautiful little temple.

I think the article said the festival started tonight. Wish I could go.
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http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby cfimages » 22 Nov 2013, 10:07

Muzha Man wrote:Yes that is awful about the fire. I was just there last month filming. Such as beautiful little temple.

I think the article said the festival started tonight. Wish I could go.


Ah it did say tonight. I can't read. :D
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Re: beautiful celebration for the god Qingshan Wang

Postby Mucha Man » 22 Nov 2013, 10:09

cfimages wrote:
Muzha Man wrote:Yes that is awful about the fire. I was just there last month filming. Such as beautiful little temple.

I think the article said the festival started tonight. Wish I could go.


Ah it did say tonight. I can't read. :D


Well it's probably the first time that the TT has reported a festival BEFORE it happened so I understand how you were thrown off.
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