An arts festival dedicating to a place. What would the celebration of its first decade look like? In this cosy season of the past decade, we look back to the moments of the festival, and everything sentiments we have. In these ten years, oscillating changed and unchanged, romance and reality, the beauty and the bitterness of Arts Festival has thus been composed.
In 2020, the outbreak of COVID-19 affected the world and the society significantly, it also let us have a brand-new imagination to the virus and the pandemic. Under the influence of globalisation, as well as the crisis and changes of post-pandemic era, Tainan undoubtedly was impacted by this.
Indulged with culture and history, Tainan ponders the change of the forms of arts, and transforms these into a localised art form, creates a performing art stage belonging to the city. The pandemic had a great impact on the art industry, to help local art groups, we have invited art groups based in Tainan to perform classic artworks and plays, using streets and places of Tainan as stages and venues. We invite you to experience various forms of art cooperating with brand-new kind of performing stages and venues, you would be able to reexperience Tainan in a refreshing way at the same time. You would be able to relax and enjoy a feast of arts at this art festival. Aside from the classics, there are also five brand-new shows, we have invited local traditional Din Tao troupe to perform “Incense, Tradition, Arts” as the opening, with the new shows dedicated to Tainan Arts Festival from Lais Creative Dance Theater, Su Jin Ying Puppet Troupe, Body Phase Studio, and Against Again Troupe, you would not be disappointed.
As a City Festival, it is important to have its unicity and the connection to the culture of the city. 2021 Tainan Arts Festival, The Sound of Memories. With sounds and memories and the sentiments arouse by arts, we invite you to join us to travel to the past, and to stroll in the memories. 2021 Tainan Arts Festival, a stage belongs to everyone. We sincerely invite you to join us on this journey of memories, and to experience it from the bottom of your heart.