Taiwan's numerous local religious temples are mostly "Tao" religion. Tao is very similar to Greek paganism, worships all kinds of deities in the mythology. Their annual Festivals, usually the special day, such as the birthday of the deity that they worshiped are huge popular and colorful events. There are parades and dancings led by several familiar figures. The above figure is one of them called "the 13th Prince". It weighs 10s kg and needs a lot of physical strength and endurance to carry it and dancing around.
No, she is not one of the typical figure in the Temple Parade. She was an announcer in the National Center for Traditional Arts where we photographed "the 13th Prince". She was announcing a theatrical event of the "Wedding of Garden Insects" on the street. Guess what she dressed as? A Fire-Fly.
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