“The Beauty of Folklore – The Compassionate Ghost Festival”

Presenter: Lin Mao-hsien
Time: 2019/07/20 (Sat.) 14:00-16:00
Place: National Taiwan Museum–Nanmen Park, The White Palace (No. 1, Sec. 1, Nanchang Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City)

The Pudu rites in the Ghost Festival are key rituals during the Month of Ghost. It is said that the lonely ghosts would return to the human world and enjoy the offerings during the month of July of the Lunar Calendar. Featured rites have been derived due to the different practices, environments, and social development and background of different places. Professor Lin Mao-hsien will give you a tour of the rite features, beliefs of ghosts, and taboos of Ghost Month in an easy and humorous way.