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Taiwan Temples: Ancient Arts, Culture and Food
September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm| Main Library (Traverse City)
Let’s take a tour through the extraordinary world of ancient Chinese art and culture. Experience China’s heritage and traditions by immersing yourself in one of the world’s oldest continuous cultures, and fastest growing power in the modern world. This all ages program will open your mind to:
- read Chinese characters in an easy way
- say a few words in the Chinese language
- learn the important role that food and tea ceremonies play in Chinese culture
- take a virtual tour through several temples and see how they are a celebration of art, history and education
Presenter Chiao St. Charles grew up in a small village in Taiwan, where many traditional Chinese temples and the culture still remain. Chiao has always liked to share the benefits from practicing in the traditional Chinese arts, culture and philosophy.