Exhibits | 展品
Spirit of the Unicorn | 互動書畫合璧摺扇
According to Prof. Lo Hsiang-lin, the Hakka originally came from northern China and gradually moved south through several waves of migration over the past two millennia. They have preserved archaic aspects of Chinese culture from the Central Plains, such as their spoken dialect, lineage-based social organisation, and most importantly, the unicorn dance, which lies at the heart of Hakka identity. Unicorn dance is a legacy of an ancient rite for peace and cosmic harmony, while its contemporary form is a mixture of ritual dance and dynamic martial arts movements, which reflects the Hakka’s dual aspects as peaceful farmers and fearless warriors.