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SICUAYAN / Paiwan millet wine with mouth-nose flute


SICUAYAN means "from ancient times" in the Paiwan language in Taiwan. The lost traditional musical instrument of the Paiwan people, the mouth-nose flute, is passed on in the form of a bottle cork with millet wine. Immersed in the joyful scenes of the aboriginal festival, you can taste the millet wine while playing the instrument. This is how the ancient culture continues. SICUAYAN uses traditional Paiwan hand-dyed cloth, bamboo weaving technique and hemp rope as the bottle packaging and carrying string to pass on the aboriginal memories of the land. The back of the hand-dyed cloth has instructions for playing the flute.


Taipei University of Education

Taipei University of Education
Taipei City, Taiwan

Hsu Hui-Ying,
Taipei University of Education

Shih-Hsuan Chiu,
Taipei University of Education

Xiang-Yun Chen,
Taipei University of Education