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Visiting an Aboriginal Festival
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|丰年祭||fēngniánjì||The Ilisin harvest festival|
|车程||chēchéng||journey by car|
|原住民||yuánzhùmín||aboriginal or indigenous people|
|传统舞蹈||chuántǒng wǔdǎo||traditional dance|
nǐ xiǎng bù xiǎng qù cānjiā fēngniánjì ？jiù zài zhè ge lǐbàiwǔ ，cóng gōngsī chūfā zhǐyào yī gè xiǎoshí chēchéng 。
Do you want to go to the Amis Tribe Harvest Festival (Ilisin)? It's this Friday. It's just an hour in the car from our office.
ò ？wǒ méi qù guò yē ，fēngniánjì bùshì yuánzhùmín de huódòng ma ？yībānrén kěyǐ cānjiā ma ？yǒu shénme huódòng ā ？
Huh? I've never been, isn't it an aboriginal event? Can ordinary people attend? What activities are there?
wǒ qùnián cānjiā de shíhou ，dàbùfēn dōu shì kàn yuánzhùmín biǎoyǎn chuántǒng wǔdǎo 、chànggē ，huòshì qífú ，yǐjí gēn yuánzhùmín zhǎnglǎo jiǎnghuà 。
When I went last year, it was mostly watching aboriginal people perform traditional dances, songs or blessings and talking with the elders.
jiù zhèyàngéryǐ ma ？wǒ yòu bù dǒng yuánzhùmín wénhuà ，yě tīng bù dǒng yuánzhùmínyǔ ，bùhuì hěn wúliáo ma ？
That's it? But I don't even understand aboriginal culture and don't understand aboriginal languages, so won't it be quite boring?
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