Hakka Dragon Altar

Date: Feb,17- Feb,26
Venue:TRA Miaoli Station West Square

Patrol of the Dragon

Feb,13(Tue)11:00-12:00Elun Temple, Juolan Township
Feb,13(Tue)14:00-15:00Plaza of Dahu Wineland Resort, Dahu Township
Feb,14(Wed)11:00-12:00Yongzhen Temple, Toufen City
Feb,14(Wed)14:00-15:00Wende Temple, Touwu Township

Dotting the Eyes of the Auspicious Dragon、Miaoli Hakka Dragon Competition、Blessing of the Heavenly Dragon

Date:Feb, 18 (Sun) (9th Day of the First Month based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar),8:00-12:30am
Venue:Miaoli City, Plaza in front of Yuqing Temple

TimeEvent Process
08:30-08:35Opening statement by the event host
08:35-08:50Welcome address
08:50-09:20Dotting the eyes of the Auspicious Dragon
◎Incense burning & prayers, announcements, and commendations
◎Dotting the eyes
09:20~09:30Prepare of event
09:30~10:00Blessing of the Heavenly Dragon
10:00-12:00Miaoli Hakka Dragon Competition
12:00-12:15Award ceremony
12:15-12:30Performance and dragon bombing by the top three Dragon Teams
12:30-End of event

Street Parade

Time:Feb, 23(Fri) (14th Day of the First Month based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar),18:00-22:00pm
Venue: Miaoli City Downtown

◎Starting position-Fuqian Rd. next to National Miaoli Senior High School

TimeEvent Process
17:00-18:00Parade Assembly
18:00-18:15Incense Offering and Prayer for Blessings
18:30-18:40Opening Performance
18:40-18:50Welcome Address
18:50-19:00Initiation Ceremony
19:00-21:00Street Parade Route:Fuqian Rd. next to Miaoli High School→Fudonh Rd.→Xianfu Rd.
Community group performance:intersection of Dapu St. and Fuqian Rd., intersection of Minzu St. and Fuqian Rd., Xianfu Rd.(northern Citizen Square)
Fixed Dragon Bombing Locations:
starting position for street parade
finish position for street parade

◎Finish position-Xianfu Rd.(northern Citizen Square)

TimeEvent Process
17:50-18:10Dragon Bombing at Fixed Locations
18:10-18:30Declaration of Government Decree
18:30-19:50Community group performance
19:50-20:40Street Parade Performances
20:40-21:30Dragon Bombing Finale at Fixed Locations
21:30End of event

Night of the Dragon Bombing

Time:Feb, 24(Sat) (15th Day of the First Month based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar),17:00-21:30pm
Venue: Riverside Park,JingguoRoad,Miaoli City

17:00-18:30Zone A、B - Parent-child BombingDragon Experience
Zone C - BombingDragon Experience
19:00-19:05Opening statement by the event host
19:05-19:20Introduction of VIP Guests
Welcome address
19:20-19:30Bombing ceremony
Dragon Dance experience for honored guests
19:30-19:45ragon Dance Cultural Creation Performance
19:45-20:15First round of Dragon Team Bombing Performance
20:15-20:30Vitality kakka Tung Blossom Dance
20:30-20:45Second round of Dragon Team Bombing Performance
20:45-21:00Third round of Dragon Team Bombing Performance
21:00-21:05Cleaning – Prepare fire dance performance
20:05-21:30Finale-Taiwan Fire Dragon Coming True Fire Group
Fire Dragon Dance Creation Performance
21:30Ending Speech

◎Shuttle Information

Date:Feb, 24(Sat)
Shuttle Route A
Departure Times:16:00-23:00(Last Shuttle)
Miaoli Train Station → Miaoli General Hospital → Site of Dragon Bombing Activities → Return
Shuttle Route B
Departure Times:16:00-23:00(Last Shuttle)
Miaoli HSR Station → Beishi Bridge → Miaoli County Stadium → Activity Site → Xindong Bridge → Return

Ascension of the Dragon

Time:Feb, 26(Mon) (17th Day of the First Month based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar),21:00-24:00pm
Venue:Wuwenchang Temple, JiashengVillage,Miaoli City

TimeEvent Process
22:00-22:05Opening statement by the event host
22:05-22:20Welcome address
22:20-23:00Dragon Dance Performance
23:00-24:00Ceremony for the Ascension of the Dragon
24:00A perfect conclusion to the events, see you again next year!