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Performers to Showcase Taiwan Culture in St. Vincent and Grenadines

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Taiwanese performing arts troupe Formosa Circus Art (FOCA) will visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines this week to promote Taiwanese culture and closer bonds with its ally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday.

FOCA is scheduled to perform in the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines capital of Kingstown Tuesday, portraying the story of Taiwan’s land and the country’s ethnic diversity. The performance will also showcase Taiwan’s performing arts, according to a MOFA statement. FOCA will also take part in charity activities by meeting and interacting with local disadvantaged children, the MOFA statement added.

Lin Chih-wei, the head of FOCA, said his troupe plans to put on a performance titled “Formosa,” which has four main parts reflecting the diversity of Taiwanese culture and the harmony that is shared by the country’s people.

The first part, named “Eastern Style,” aims to portray Taiwan as a country located in the east that has its own culture and traditions, while the second part, named “Hakka Character,” reflects the cultural heritage of one of the country’s important ethnic groups, Lin said…

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