| The activitiy revolves around the four axes of performances, exhibitions, games and water-play.
by the Tungshan River, Yilan County
The Yilan International Children's Folklore and
Folkgame Festival (IICFFF) opens every year on the
first weekend of July at Chinshui Park in Yilan,
northeastern Taiwan. The activitiy revolves around
the four axes of performances, exhibitions, games
Every year, IICFFF widely invites high quality performing
groups from all over the world, bringing you music,
performance, and folk arts featuring different world
culture from troupes that attend the festival. This
is a great opportunity for children to come into
contact with and learn to appreciate cultures different
from their own.
In the games area, the giant 3-D maze and the "High
Net" suspension bridge have always been the
favorites with kids, All those who love a challenge
are invited to come and take their best shot! For
water-theme games, there will be a water maze, a
tunnel of surprises, and a giant water bed, all
featuring coordinated lights, music, and atmosphere.
This is a great way for those feeling the summer
heat to wash away all the stress and annoyances
of hectic daily life.
The festival's exhibition halls mount a variety
of displays on different creative themes, focusing
on the toys and games of a specific nation or region,
the latest in computerized toys, or the hottest
topics in activities for children, which give visitors
a glimpse into the culture of the whole world through
The number of people attending has grown each year
since the festival was first held in 1996. For the
past five years, over two million visits have been
attracted. This event not only enriches Yilan's
culture, also creates opportunities for various
industries, tourism, arts, and diplomacy.