2018 Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival to keep the whole family active in November

NANTOU, October 30, 2018 -- Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan’s largest body of water will play host to several cycling events, concerts and other activities throughout November as part of the 2018 Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival.

At 6pm on November 3rd at Ita Thao Pier, you will be able to enjoy two of Taiwan’s aboriginal tribes perform at the “Flower Banquet at Mingtan” concert. The Bunun and Paiwan tribes will demonstrate their traditional music, with the latter performing with mouth and nose flutes.

From 7pm on November 10th come to hear the Lakeside Autumn Concert Night at the Nantou Xiangshan Visitor Center, where an orchestra will perform a variety of classic and modern pieces, including the themes from many iconic family movies. From 7pm the following week on November 17th at the same venue, the NTSO Symphony Orchestra will perform their “Fireworks concert”.

As the name suggests, the 2018 Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival is not just about music and fireworks, but also cycling. November 17th and 18th are filled with various cycling challenges, including the Sun Moon Lake South Challenge, the Round the Lake Challenge Ride and the Bike Trail Fun Ride. Each will enable you to push yourself while taking in the natural beauty and views of Sun Moon Lake.

On 17th November that fun can include the whole family, when 2 to 6-year-olds take to their push bikes for the Children’s Push Bike Competition at Xiangshan Visitor Center, which is sure to go down in history as one of the cutest competitions.

There are even more cultural and sporting activities taking place during the 2018 Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival in November. Find full details of all activities on the festival’s website: www.sunmoonlake.gov.tw/activities/comebikeday-en

Photo credit: www.sunmoonlake.gov.tw

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