16-Years-Old Coming-of-Age Ceremony
"“Ciniangma’s Birthday” is on July 7 by the Lunar Calendar. The traditional “16-Year-Old Ritual” is an important event for the people of Tainan. Families with children turning sixteen will usually make offerings of fruit and meat to celebrate their coming of age. Various activities related to the 16-Years-Old Coming-of-Age Ceremony are organized by the Tainan City Government at this time and everyone is welcome.