President Tsai Attends the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the World Pavilion of the 2023 World Hakka Expo
President Tsai Ing-wen attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the World Pavilion of the World Hakka Expo on the 10th, showing the innovative capabilities of Taiwan’s Hakkas to the world, and expressing the concept of making Taiwan a “cultural capital” of the world. The picture shows President Tsai Ing-wen (middle in the front row) praying for the safe and smooth completion of the project at the groundbreaking ceremony. (Excerpt from the website of the Presidential Palace)
On the 10th, President Tsai Ing-wen attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the World Hakka Expo World Pavilion in 2023, expressing that Hakka will become the “cultural capital” of the Hakka people in the world. The Hakka are descendants of the Han nationality and have a special culture and language. Taiwan’s second largest ethnic group.
On the morning of October 10, President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Su Qingchang went to Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan, to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the World Pavilion of the 2023 World Hakka Expo. Zheng Wencan, Mayor of Taoyuan City, attended the ceremony.
In his speech, President Tsai said that since taking office, he has achieved the goals of promoting Hakka culture, making Hakka people proud of Hakka, and promoting Hakka traditional language, and he called on himself to be working hard so that he can return to the motherland. his life.
In recent years, through the close cooperation of the central and local governments, many facilities for the preservation of Hakka culture have been completed. He pointed out that Hakka culture has made great progress in education, and now people can speak and work in Hakka, even in government agencies. He explained that more and more young people are supporting him. President Tsai Ing-wen emphasized that all these achievements are the result of everyone’s joint efforts and must continue unswervingly.
The 2023 World Hakka Expo will be held in Taoyuan City. The theme is “Tomorrow”. According to Taoyuan City, the World Hakka Expo will have two theme pavilions, the World Pavilion and the Taiwan Pavilion, and seven auxiliary pavilions. The IoT (Internet of Things) Pavilion, which was first constructed in the first phase of the Asian Silicon Valley Innovation Center, will serve as the main venue during the World Hakka Expo. In addition, the “Taiwan Pavilion” will be the “Taiwan Pavilion” currently under construction in the “Exhibition Center” (a facility that doubles as a conference hall and trade fair venue).
In Taoyuan City, the other seven sub-exhibitions include Taoyuan Children’s Art Museum, Hengshan Calligraphy Art Museum, International Aboriginal Cultural and Creative Park, Taoyuan North District Hakka Museum, 1895 Yumibo Terrace Memorial Park, Yongan Conch Cultural Experience Park, he explained Said that the Taiwan Hakka Tea Culture Museum will be used.