Xi-Shan community is located in the center of Taichung, near the foothills across the mountain ,looking for the Taiwan Strait, located in the township. 60% of the residents for agriculture are planting wheat, rice, red barley, grains class.
Community from 6 years ago,due to the presence of precision science park, it is hoped that the young population can return, the majority of the elderly in the community is lack of vitality and creativity, due to population aging, lack of motivation to create a community.
It is hoped that the participation of international volunteers will encourage residents to care for community affairs and expect various cultural injections to collide with explosive sparks.
Let the international volunteers make their own lion head and painting, lion and the folk art is the community folk culture, the production of traditional lion head and painting, so that Xishan has become a lion outside the village of arts and crafts village folk art.
Cooperate with the Community Service Center for the Elderly, so that international volunteers can lead their elders to make health promotion activities (once a week), so that community elders are more interested in going out and enjoying their senior life.
Hope that through international volunteers, young people can be more interested in community activities to participate in community activities, so that young people in the community to introduce their own community characteristics to international volunteers to communicate with each other.
To encourage the elderly to participate in community activities, the community one day a day for the care of the elderly stronghold, health promotion activities, led by volunteers to experience the different cultures, stimulate curiosity and mobility.
Hope that through the international volunteer lion head and painting, experience traditional Chinese ghost festival ceremony, into the community culture so that residents can also enjoy the international volunteer ideas but also enrich the community experience.
Combining community martial arts teachers and craftsmen to make the international volunteers and the community residents make the experience together, let the international volunteers make the lion's head and painting, train the lion's skill and experience the community Song Jiangzhen, the official will be the first, Painting folk art, the results show back points, the front is an important community culture, to take this opportunity to carry forward and exchange.
And then practice the lions, and finally to the elders of acceptance acceptance performance exchange. There are Japanese schools and Aboriginal schools in the community, hoping to share the experience with international volunteers and experience the folk life experiences of different countries.
60% of the community is engaged in agriculture. During this period, we also invite international volunteers to experience the farmer's experience in the farmland. We also learned about vegetable and fruit harvesting during the summer season in Taiwan and volunteered to serve as food for the volunteers. Do farming works with local farmers together.
Taichung City, Taoya District, near the Chingchuankang International Airport, about 15 minutes by car. About 20 minutes drive from Taichung city
Google Map: 428 Taichung District, Taichung City Xishanli Activity Center
1) Taoyuan International Airport. Then take the bus or train to Taichung City, then turn to ride the CityBus to Taichung City Xishan community
2) Taichung Chingchuankang International Airport, take the bus to Taichung City Daya District Xishan community about (CityBus about 10-15 minutes).
The center is equipped with bathroom facilities, kitchen utensils, working days or free day meals can be self-cooking fire (food can be near to the Market procurement).
1) Those who have special skills or interests in folk art, like performing people and experiencing new business.
2) Please volunteer to bring home small traditional folk clothing, children's play, and community cultural exchanges.
3) bring 2-3 kinds of home-resistant pests and vegetable seeds.
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본 워크캠프는 참가자 간의 문화교류활동 보다는 지역사회 발전과 현지인과의 교류에 초점을 맞추고 있습니다. 참가가 수가 적을 수는 있으나 지역사회 발전과 현지인과의 교류 측면에 중점을 둔다면 의미 있는 경험이 될 것이며, 다음의 분께 특히 참가를 권장합니다.
-현지인과의 교류에 관심이 많은 분
-유동적인 활동 일정에 유연하게 수용할 수 있는 분
-오픈 마인드로 봉사활동에 적극적으로 참가할 수 있는 분
-신청 전 아래 페이지를 확인하시기 바랍니다.
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개인 위생을 위해 침낭을 반드시 준비하시기 바랍니다.
Leisure Activity :
1)Close to Taichung Metropolitan park(臨近臺中市都會公園)
2) Commuter tramway links to Tanzi District about 10 km in length(雅、潭，神腳踏車步道)
3) Fengjia sightseeing night market(逢甲觀光夜市)