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Sai-káng-á kuah-hiunn: Digital documentaries of a traditional Taiwanese religious festival in the Hsikang area, Taiwan (with DVDs)
Publication Date / 2017-09-25 Author / Hsieh Kuo-hsing et al. Category / Special Issue
Sai-káng-á kuah-hiunn: Digital documentaries of a traditional Taiwanese religious festival in the Hsikang area, Taiwan (with DVDs)
Information:
Publisher / Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica
Edition / First edition
ISBN 9789860533941
NTD 1,200
512 pages with 4 DVDs

Introduction

This book consists of four DVDs and 512 pages of essays and images regarding the history and practice of a triennial folk religious festival in southern Taiwan. The festival, pronounced “Sai-káng-á kuah-hiunn” in Taiwanese, can be dated back to 1847, is full of history, culture, traditional rituals, and unique practices. The DVDs feature one full-length documentary and 11 short videos of the 2015 event.

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