As part of the Centennial Celebration for the Republic of China (Taiwan) 中華民國建國百年, the Council of Cultural Affairs 行政院文化建設委員會 is inviting 250 international guests from around the world to spend two expense-paid weeks with a Taiwanese host family in Taiwan!! Anyone between the age of 18 and 40 and can speak English and/or Mandarin Chinese is eligible to apply to take part in the Republic of China (Taiwan) International Youth Week – Centennial Homestay 中華民國建國一百年國際青年周－百國Homestay, taking place between August 12nd to August 25th, 2011.
Selected participants will attend activities arranged for them to explore the wonderful awesomeness of Taiwan, receive a round-trip economy class plane ticket to and from Taiwan, stay with a host family in Taiwan, and receive transport for fixed itinerary, including local public transportation. They will also need to share their experiences in Taiwan through the Internet (blog(s), Facebook, Twitter, etc.). For more information and online application, please visit the program website.