Taiwan International Surfing Open Kicks off in Taitung

An opening ceremony today saw an Amis blessing ritual, and a performance by an indigenous drumming group, as surfers gathered for Taiwan’s only international surfing contest, in Taitung County, Donghe Township’s Jinzun Beach. Surfers will begin competing for NTD$2.5 million (more than USD$78,000) in prize money tomorrow, Thursday, November 24 until Sunday, November 27. Surfers began testing the waters today, and spectators gathered on the beach to watch the world class surfers warming up for tomorrow’s contest. The competition is

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