Activities for the preliminary meeting: An Eco-Tea Ceremony Of 2017 International Firefly Festival

Time: 0930 – 1400 April, 23th, 2017
Venue: Hua Fan University No. 1, Huafan Rd., Shihding Dist., New Taipei City 223, Taiwan R.O.C
Event: The cultural experiential journey of an eco-tea ceremony

Time Activity Description

Shuttle bus for pick-up

(From Taipei Zoo to Hua Fan University


  1. Venue: Hua Fan University Library, fifth floor.
  2. Welcome by Boyuan Gao, the President of Hua Fan University
  3. School staff briefs today’s activities.
  4. Group photo

The tea ceremony of Firebug

  1. Venue: Hua Fan University Library, fifth floor.
  2. Ecological feast: The tea ceremony of Firebug invites our honored guests to taste Hua Fan campus in the forest and the oneness of Dhyana and Tea.
  3. Introducing the environment of Hua Fan campus and the ecology of firefly.
  4. Savoring tea.
  5. Tea masters demonstrating tea arts
  6. Savoring Spring Tea: Introducing Chinese Tea Culture, Wenshan Mountain Pouchong tea, and Oriental Beauty Oolong.
  7. Taste Tea Cuisine: Hand-made refreshments
  8. Cultural Tea Party: Experiencing natural and healthy environment and local cuisine of Shihding District of New Taipei City such as Hsu’s Handmade Noodles, Spring zongzi (rice dumpling), Cool zongzi, and mini zongzi.

Farewell: Everlasting Remembrance

Hua Fan University presents the guests with group photos

Shuttle bus to Taipei Zoo.

Hua Fan University to Taipei Zoo

Guests will continue the Ice-breaking activity of the annual meeting after arriving at Taipei Zoo.

Post Symposium Tour (Speakers Only)

Date Time Itinerary Note
Thursday April 27 8:00am Depart from Hotel in Taipei From Taipei to Chiayi is around four hours by bus
12:00am – 1:20pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:30pm Chukou Visitor Center
(3D film and guided tour)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Tour of firefly habitat @ Guanghua From Guanghua to Yuantan Creek Eco Park is around one hour by bus
5:30pm – 6:30pm Dinner @ Yuantan Creek Eco Park
6:30pm – 7:30pm Tour of firefly habitat
@ Yuantan Creek Eco Park
8:00pm B&B in Ruili village
Friday April 28 7:00am – 8:30am Breakfast From Ruili to Yuyupas is around one and half hours by bus
10:00am – 12:00am Tsou Tribe culture tour @ Yuyupas (guided tour and show) Show time
11:00am – 11:30am
12:00am – 1:00pm Lunch at Mafe restaurant @ Yuyupas
2:00pm – 3:00pm Workshops
3:00pm Return to Taipei