Since 2012, the Tainan City Government has officially held the "Tainan Art Festival" under the name of performing arts. Through different groups and art projects, combined with the profound history of the city's urban culture, folk stories, and traditional beliefs as the basis for creation, it has carried out a considerable amount of art. Diverse and local performance content. In 2020, due to the success of Taiwan's epidemic prevention, in November in the post-epidemic era, citizens are fortunate to be able to watch performances in different venues in Tainan City, and use art to heal their bodies and minds. In the name of "island" This year's art festival kicked off with drum music.
The Ten Drum Percussion Band, which has been cultivating for 20 years in Tainan, brought a new work "Legend of the Island" to commemorate the photo background removing new work "Legend of the Island". Saying it is meaningful, because their founding performance was performed here. In recent years, different art groups have published creative projects named after "islands": "Island Sky Light" (2014) by Fire Extinguisher Band, "About Island" (2017) by Cloud Gate Dance Group, and Lin Renzhong's participatory performance "Island Bar" "(2020), Taipower Culture, Culture and Creative Exhibition "Island Pulse" (2020), etc., each responded to the national imagination of "Taiwan Island".
"Legend of the Island" is a ten-drum with drum and percussion as the main body, integrating different performing art forms, Taiwan's traditional beliefs and folk stories, and striking a historical interpretation of the island of "Taiwan". The design of the central stage is a lying down The image of Taiwan Island, and the bamboo poles are like a fence to build a stage for cross-art meeting.A stage for multicultural battles The whole performance is divided into eight sections. The prelude "Ghost Lake Love" breaks the theme with the love legend of Princess Balang of the Rukai tribe and Ada, the snake king, and combines the aboriginal songs and dances to create a unique cross-ethnic art rendezvous. The crossover also presented the Tainan Philharmonic Orchestra at Ten Drums to collide drums with classical,