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TECC in India held, Formosa Circus Art at Kamani Auditorium

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The Taiwanese Entertainment troupe is on a Two Nation tour to Indonesia and India.

Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan)  to boost relations and Cultural ties with Countries targeted by the Government’s New Southbound Policy.

Theme of the nine year old troupe was, ‘Heart of Asia’. Ambassador Tien Chung Kwang said FOCA was chosen to represent the Cultural Diplomacy project because it embodies hardworking Taiwanese spirit.

75 minutes “The Heart of Asia” which incorporates the diabolo, cyr wheel, aerial silks and other circus skills with Hakka and Aboriginal music and dances, is rooted in Taiwanese culture and will give Indian audiences a taste of Taiwan’s different cultures.

FOCA was formed by a group of young generation born in the 1990s and it incorporates traditional, local and street cultures with theater arts to create a modern circus art form that belongs to Taiwan. It is also the only Taiwanese circus troupe to have been invited to the Festival of d’Avignon in France and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.

The event is cosponsored by FICCI, Taiwan chamber of Commerce in Delhi and Taiwan External Development Council TAITRA, New Delhi office.


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