2020 DAXIDAXI opened on August 1, experiencing the charm of Daxi’s culture
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Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan went to Daxi Puji Hall in the afternoon of August 1, attending “2020 DAXIDAXI - the Opening Ceremony of the Parade with Gods.” Mayor Cheng indicated that August 1 is the first day of 2020 DAXIDAXI, and it's also the warm-up activity before the official ceremony of Holy Ruler Deity Guan's (Guanshengdijun's) birthday. The 24th day of the sixth lunar month is Holy Ruler Deity Guan's birthday, and it has become the second Chinese New Year for people in Daxi. During this time, Daxi Puji Hall will hold birthday celebration and pilgrimage events as usual. About 30 local heads will participate, and this traditional activity has lasted for hundreds of years. The theme of DAXIDAXI in 2020 is “Guan Gong online.” The theme not only emphasizes the interaction of online communities, but it also highlights the promotion of the meaning of “pilgrimage events.” During the event, markets, small trips, exhibitions, and activities for parents and kids will be held, letting people experience the charm of Daxi's culture.