Opening up Beitou Basking in beauty
Agenda

Opening up Beitou Basking in beauty Agenda

Beitou Impression Exhibition
Since its establishment in 1998, the Beitou Hot Spring Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and specially holds a 20th anniversary special exhibition with the theme of “Beitou Impression”. This special exhibition introduces the historical development, hot spring cultures, local humanities and precious stones of Beitou in five exhibition sections of “Beitou Impression”, “Steamy Hot Spring Resort”, “Discovery” , “Treasure in the Beitou Stream”, and “Historical Context”.

20thAnniversary Celebration | Theme Week 1:
Birthday Wishes from local Masters to Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Introduction

During the first week of the anniversary celebration, local masters of Beitou will perform the Taiwanese lion dance, and the theatrical songs and music. This feast of tradition and culture in Beitou and the creative art performances will be on stage from day to night.

Date

Time

Activity

Venue

Photo

10/27(Sat)

10:15
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10:25

Opening Ceremony with Beitou-style Lion Dance.
Debut of Taiwanese-style lion dance
Performance of Taiwanese-style lion dance

Meadow outside
Beitou Hot Spring Museum

19:00

20:00

A Night of Music: Chen Ming-chan
Chen Ming-chang’s music about Beitou and other famous folk songs. His music is a testimony of the vitality of folk art in Taiwan.

10/28(Sun)

14:00

15:00

Taiwanese Opera by Wang Jin-ying: Beitou Kaleidoscope of Happiness
Wang is a living national treasur in Taiwan. Her Taiwanese opera songs in the early days were created from the Taiwanese song transcripts in Beitou. Wang remixed the songs that describe the scenery, culture and people of Beitou and describes the way of life in Beitou in a Taiwanese opera style.

20thAnniversary Celebration | Theme Week 2: Hot Spring Picnic Party
Introduction

Party is a must for any birthday celebration!
Our program in Beitou this week combines the community art festival, the furoshiki handicraft, hot spring stretches and children’s games. We welcome everybody, including young and old to join the picnic, handicraft-making and performances.

Date

Time

Activity

Venue

Photo

11/3(Sat)
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11/4(Sun)

10:00
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17:00

Hot Spring Picnic Party
Gung ho! Marketplace
Beitou Hot Spring Museum: Showcase of Birthday Flags

Green meadow and a lovely market surrounded by birthday flags for Beitou Hot Spring Museum, painted by local children. It is a birthday party you can’t miss.

Meadow outside
Beitou Hot Spring Museum

Meadow next to Little Theatre

Ice Staking Field of Beitou Park

13:00

17:00

2018 Beitou Art Festival
Community art and cultural groups and buskers will be invited to put on their best shows for a happy festival!

20thAnniversary Celebration | Theme Week 3: Nostalgic Movie Scenes in Beitou
Introduction

Over a thousand movies were made in the Taiwanese dialect at its golden times, while two thirds of these movies took scenes in Beitou. The sights and sounds of Beitou can be seen in almost all of the famous Taiwanese movies of the old times. As part of the anniversary celebration this week, experienced tour guides will show visitors the best-known movie and TV scenes shot in Beitou. It is a different way of getting to know this place. Visitors are welcome to join “Connecting the Dots for the 20th Anniversary” by participating in the board games hosted at New Beitou Station.

Date

Time

Activity

Venue

Photo

11/10(Sat)

11:00
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12:00

Guitar Concert
Performer: Hanni Hsu
Teacher Hsu Han-ni has been dedicating herself to the promotion of live music in Taiwan. She will use guitar to perform music soundtracks in relation to Beitou. It is promised to be a music festival about Beitou, the Hollywood in Taiwan.

Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Tatami space on the second floor

09:30
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14:30

Fieldtrip:Nostalgic Movie Scenes in Beitou
Tour guide: Chu Hsiao-Tzu
The scenery of Beitou isuniquely attractive in movies or board games. Come and experience the charm of sights and sounds of Beitou.
Note: online registrations only, two sessions and up to 20 participates per session

New Beitou

11/11(Sun)

13:00

16:00

A Handful Experience - Serigraphy DIY
A serigraphy template for the 20th anniversary will be provided, allowingvisitorsto mix, match andcreate their own combination of colours and patterns as a tribute to Beitou.

Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Video & Audio Center

20thAnniversary Celebration | Theme Week 4: Gung ho! Ecosystem and Green Life
Introduction

The music concerts and eco talks this week aim to articulate the eco beauty of Beitou. The event “Connecting the Dots for the 20th Anniversary” is organized in collaboration with Beitou Public Library and Beitou Parent-Child Center for the parent-child cinema and stone-baked pastry making classes. The diversity of activities serves as a reminder for all to protect the beauty of our environment and ecosystem.

Date

Time

Activity

Venue

Photo

11/17(Sat)

11:00
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12:00

Concert of Youthful Songs in Beitou
Performer: Taipei Municipal Fuxing Senior High School
The orchestra from Taipei Municipal Fuxing Senior High School will perform the folk songs related to Beitou, based on their own local experiences.

Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Tatami space on the second floor

14:00

15:00

Lecture : Ecosystem of the Beitou River
Speaker: Shih Hung-min
The Beitou River is not long, but it is surrounded on both sides with the highest density of historical sites and buildings in Taiwan. It is also home to a rich ecosystem. Welcome to explore this beautiful river.

Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Tatami space on the second floor

11/18(Sun)

13:00

16:00

Learning to cherish - furoshiki DIY
A class on the practical use and decorative methods of furoshiki so that it becomes an integral of our life.
Note: online registrations only and up to 30 participates.

Beitou Hot Spring Museum
Tatami space on the second floor