Quemoy International Music Festival – August Blast Due to the impact of Typhoon Nesat, the 8th session of Quemoy International Music Festival, which was about to held on July 29th, was paused and the same has been rescheduled until August 13th (Sunday). Quemoy International Music Festival is entering into the fifth week and tonight is the 8th session of performance. After several sessions of superb performance in July, today from 18:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m. the performance will be again full of excitement and fill the summer night with music at Houhu Seashore Park. In order to create the atmosphere mixing with every types of musical performance and to attract the younger generation from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to join the festival, Quemoy International Music Festival has especially invited different styles of musicians this year. Today there are three types of groups of performing artists that will be on stage. The first group “Eagle baby Band”, whose core value is to spread artistic music, loves to perform literary music and show their caring for society; therefore, their works are always positive and healing. This warming-sun-like characteristic, can tell from the unplugged instruments they use. Wooden instruments have the most pleasure sound effect, so using unplugged instruments is not only their insistence on quality but also one of their band features. Another band “Murphic” that performs in the same session, whose core value is songwriting, have written many different styles of music, like narrative, rock, folk, etc… Before the band was formed, the vocalist, Vence Han, had released two personal albums by himself, including songwriting and post recording. Till now he has already released three albums and one EP. The last performing band is “Independent Race”, a songwriting band from Taichung. They hope to think independently and give feedback according to current situation. Therefore, in their music, they try to communicate with different groups through different music styles. No matter the conversation with audience is positive or negative, as long as it is conveyed through music, the messages have their values. Independent thinking represents not merely the essence of music but also the objective phenomena that reflect through music.Except the wonderful music, beach water slides are a popular attraction for both children and parents. Many children are in queue and wait for the moment to enjoy the speed and coolness it provides. At the resting area, there are people enjoying the moment when lying on the deckchairs with parasol. During the wonderful performance, there are all kinds of delicacies and stands with recreational facilities waiting for the visit of tourists. To keep the traffic in order and the safety of participants, Kinmen County Government suggests that participants and tourists should slower down the driving speed when entering Donghu road towards Houhu Seashore Park and followed the instruction that led by the police. Everyone is welcome to come to Kinmen with family and friends during the summer vacation and together enjoy the summer at Houhu Seashore Park.