2019 Kaohsiung Neimen Song Jiang Battle Array

🕒 Date & Time: March 30-April 7 daily 
📍 Neimen Shunxian Temple

The Neimen Songjiang Battle Array is an annual folk festival in Neiman District in Kaohsiung. Neiman is commonly recognized as the home of battle array. Song jiang was a fictional bandit in the Song novel “The Water Margin”. 
高雄內門鄉宋江陣是一年一度的民俗盛事。內門鄉又有藝陣之鄉的美譽,該鄉的宋江陣,被譽為世界級的國寶藝。

Originally, Song jiang Battle Array was composed of 108 heroes who were said to be transformed from the 36 Tiangang star gods and 72 Disha star gods. Nowadays, it is generally composed of 36 members. The battle array is largely composed by martial art skills. 

早期宋江陣有108名成員,現今的宋江陣普遍有36名成員。表演內容融合了大量的武術技法。

❗️More information: http://www.who-ha.com.tw/assets/files/DM_English.pdf 


❗️My Kaohsiung March&April Newsletter: https://mykaohsiung.com/2019/03/24/march-april-newsletter/

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