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Rainbow in the village Taichung

Rainbow in the village Taichung

Kaleidoscope of colors in the village in Taichung

Rainbow in the village Taichung. “Yes this is just a rainbow, not the town!” – Said the astonished tourists, when get to one of the streets of Taichung in Taiwan. Who would have thought that once they were ordinary and unremarkable! So bright and wonderful, like a rainbow, ordinary city block made by only one artist.

Rainbow in the village Taichung

An old artist did not expect such recognition, and was very happy. Now his large colorful “picture” is one of the main attractions of Taichung.

In the late 40’s – early 50’s military settlers built the village in Taichung. As you can imagine, the architectural elegance of this military town was not far from the barracks. But everything was changed by one man named Huang Yung-fu, 86 year-old veteran, who painted the streets in all the colors of the rainbow.

Huang Yung-fu, 86 year-old veteran, painted the streets in all the colors of the rainbow.

Huang Yung-fu, 86 year-old veteran, painted the streets in all the colors of the rainbow.

The colorful streets were covered with portraits of screen stars, images of birds, humans and animals, and simply tasteless patterns.

Rainbow in the village Taichung

Kaleidoscope of colors in the village in Taichung

Not far from this village, which stands on the outskirts of the city, there’s a university. Local students spread all over the news of the wonderful old man, Huang Yung-fu, and then came to TV broadcasters. And then followed tourists from Malaysia, Korea and Japan.

Now his large colorful “picture” is one of the main attractions of Taichung.

Now his large colorful “picture” is one of the main attractions of Taichung.

Rainbow of colors in the village in Taichung

Rainbow of colors in the village in Taichung

So bright and wonderful, like a rainbow, ordinary city block made by only one artist.

So bright and wonderful, like a rainbow, ordinary city block made by only one artist

Rainbow in the village Taichung

The colorful streets covered with portraits of screen stars, images of birds, humans and animals, and simply random patterns.

The colorful streets were covered with portraits of screen stars, images of birds, humans and animals

The colorful streets covered with portraits of screen stars, images of birds, humans and animals

village Taichung

village Taichung

Rainbow of colors in the village Taichung

Rainbow of colors in the village Taichung

Rainbow in the village Taichung

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