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Taiwanese Tales & Traditions
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VERY EXCITED TO SHARE THIS LEGEND: Man ends "headhunting" practice, #Taiwan. #FolkloreThursday

As newcomers settled in Taiwan, they faced the terror of the island's notorious headhunters.

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Taiwan's indigenous cultures take centre stage in this series of Island Folklore!

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Get to know mô-sîn-á: #Taiwan's version of #fairy, #pixie, #genie & #demon! #FolkloreThursday

Fairies, genies and demons—Eurasian hinterlands are home to mythical beings, like Taiwan’s “mô-sîn-á.”

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#GhostStories aren't always scary. This one's theme is friendship! #FolkloreThursday #Taiwan

Ghost stories are not always scary. This is one characterized by joy, friendship and kindness.

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From #Taiwan, part 2 of the Lady of the Hala Trees's bloody tale #FolkloreThursday #GhostStory

Part II of the tragic, bloody tale of the Lady of the Hala Trees.

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Beneath the Hala Tree, a tragic maiden's spirit lingers. This is her tale.

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Imagine a #Halloween of REAL #ghosts. Now imagine it lasting a month--as it does in #Taiwan.

The seventh lunar month is widely known in Taiwan as Guǐyuè, literally "ghost month."

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#FolkloreThursday. #Taiwan has no #Halloween, but it does—cautiously—observe #GhostMonth

The Taiwanese do not celebrate Halloween, but they do—cautiously—observe "Ghost Month."

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#FolkloreThursday. Under #TungBlossoms, a new #festival spearheads #Taiwan's #Hakka #revival!

Under Tung blossoms, a new folk festival spearheads Taiwan's modern Hakka cultural revival!

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Memories of martyrs help struggling people find their identity in new land. #FolkloreThursday

Memories of martyrs help a struggling people find their identity in a brave new world.
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