Orchid Island/ Lanyu/ Ponso no tao – is a small volcanic island off the southeastern coast of Taiwan Island (in Taitung/ Taidong County) inhabited mostly by Tao (Yami) people. It’s famous for its amazing nature, unique culture and traditions. Great place for to visit when you travelling in Taiwan.
Syaman Macinanao is a local songwriter. In this video he sings together with his wife – Sinan Macinanao – a song called “Akokey” in the local Yami language. The song was written for their daughter while she was studying in Taiwan, far away from home.
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