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A: I don’t know much about Orchid Island, but I believe the Tao hold a flying fish ceremony.

B: Yep, but it’s a collective term for several ceremonies including blessing fishing boats and praying for bumper catches.

A: Are any special ceremonies taking place now?

B: Flying fish arrive on the Kuroshio Current and peak between March and June. July is storage season, when the fish are dried and stored for winter.

A: 我對蘭嶼知道的不多,但我記得達悟族有飛魚祭的傳統。

B: 是啊,不過飛魚祭只是一個統稱,底下還有各種祭典,像是為漁船祈福、祈求漁獲豐收等等。

A: 現在有什麼特別的祭典嗎?

B: 飛魚是黑潮帶來的,三月到六月最多,七月有「飛魚收藏祭」,也就是停止捕魚,把魚曬乾為冬天儲糧。

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