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Invitation: AAPI Tunes from the Islands - Moon Guitar (Yueqin) Workshop

  • Date:2024-04-24

Musicians of Taiwan's Hengchun Folk Songs

Dear All, 

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECONY) warmly invites you to our celebratory event on April 30th (Tuesday), kicking off this year's Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month! 

Our festivity will feature a moon guitar (yueqin) workshop by a visiting theater troupe from Taiwan’s Hengchun Peninsula.

When Folk Music Meets Moon Guitar (Yueqin) & Instrument Workshop 

Date/Time: Tuesday April 30, 2024, 4:30pm to 5:30pm (Check in starts at 4:00pm)

Venue: 2nd Floor, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017)


Explore the rich tapestry of Taiwan’s unique Hengchun folk music through captivating stories of its origin and evolution. Immerse yourself in the enchanting sounds of the moon guitar (yueqin) during a live instrument demonstration, and participate in a fun workshop where attendees can experience playing the instrument themselves.

As capacity is limited, please RSVP (free event) by 5:00 pm, Friday April 26.

Best regards,

Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York