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2007 Disabled Citizens Fair and Aboriginal Cultural Expo

2007 Disabled Citizens Fair and Aboriginal Cultural Expo

The joint Handicapped Association Indigenous Cultural Enterprise fair held at the Chiang-kai-shek memorial park in Taipei went off successfully. Following a night of heavy rain and a wet morning, the rain stopped allowing the fair to run under overcast skies. The vice president, Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) showed up in the late morning to launch the event and visit some of the presenters' booths.

2007 Disabled Citizens Fair and Aboriginal Cultural Expo

The fair ran through 5 PM, including performances throughout the day and showcasing over 450 booths, including over 60 booths of aborigine presenters, showing local foods, crafts and other products from around the island. Proceeds went toward supporting the disabled and aboriginal communities around the island. addressing the economic and social needs of these two challenged communities, and providing them with exhibition and fund raising opportunities which also allow the public to learn more about their unique works and lives.


(Original Announcement)

2007 Disabled Citizens Fair and Aboriginal Cultural Expo

The Indigenous Cultural Enterprise Development Association is proud to join together with associations from across Taiwan supporting the handicapped and promoting indigenous enterprise and culture for the Third National Disabled Citizens Compassion Fair and Indigenous Tribal Education and Cultural Expo this March 25th at the Taipei Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. All are invited to participate in the day's events, which will also include many booths selling goods and offering gift certificates, the proceeds from which will be used in support of the disabled and aboriginal communities. This event addresses the economic and social needs of these two challenged communities, providing them with exhibition and fund raising opportunities that also allow the public to learn more about their unique works and lives.

2007 Disabled Citizens Fair and Aboriginal Cultural Expo

The ROC Gentlemen's Association along with hundreds of other associations and the Taiwan Indigenous Cultural Enterprise Development Association will host this compassionate event, with over 450 booths showcasing the achievements of support service organizations and aboriginal cultural education programs as well as special foods, fashion designs, home decor items, travel services, handicrafts, gifts, education and entertainment products. Proceeds from the day's sales will be donated to disabled citizens and to finance scholarships for disadvantaged primary school aborigines.

This fair continues the tradition of events held in 2002 and 2004 by the Chun Kai Foundation and Tsu-Huei Culture and Education Foundation. Tienun Compassion Association has assumed the role as the key organizer this year, further expanding the event to help disadvantaged aboriginal children and carry forward the rich traditional culture of the indigenous people. Also, the Taiwan Indigenous Cultural Enterprise Development Association is responsible for the organizing and planning of the aboriginal enterprise and cultural exhibition area, which will also feature aboriginal performing arts and demonstrate the harmonious interaction of Tainan's aboriginal people with the Han and the cherishing of Taiwan's rich cultural connotations.

To purchase gift certificates, please contact the organizers Tienun Compassion Association by phone (02) 2309-4700 or fax (02) 2309-6647.

For further information contact Ms. Su, Secretary of the General Assembly or visit: http://www.tienun.org.tw