1. The “Indigenous Ceremonial Holiday in 2019” was announced by the Notice Yuan-Min-Zong-Zi No. 1070034016 on June 6, 2018. The “Mayasvi” (War Ritual) of Tsou has been changed from “Select one day between February 1 and April 30 based on the actual ritual day” into “Select one day between February 1 and April 30 based on the actual ritual day. If the Mayasvi is not held in the year, select one day between July 1 and August 31 for the Homeyaya based on the actual ritual day.”
2. With respect to subparagraph 6, Article 4, of the “Implementation Measures for Anniversaries and Festivals”, the ritual and ceremony festival of each indigenous tribe is a customary holiday. Those holding “indigenous peoples” status may apply for a day off to their employers or schools on the respective ritual or ceremony day with the household registration transcript or household certificate that can prove their indigenous ethnicity.
3. Please refer to the annex for the new notice on the Indigenous Ceremonial Holiday in 2019.