Gongliao, the furthest east district of New Taipei City, where is located on North East Taiwan; on its east is the Pacific ocean; on its south is Toucheng Township, Yilan County. Due to the location on the intersection of Philippine and Japan ocean currents, it gets rich sea resources. On the other side of Gongliao are mountains and hills along the 30km long coastline. The start point of Xueshan Range, Caoling Historic Trail, and a 3km long Golden Beach, for instances are the extraordinary scenery. It is truly the paradise for mountain climbers, hikers, and anglers, etc.
Most of the residents in this district work in the field of agriculture, and in-shore fisheries, so the characteristic products are the seafood and fruits in here. Government is scheming Gongliao as one of Taiwan Scenic Areas, and setting up Longdongwan Park, Golden Bay Beach, and Fulong Beach, etc, which are all along the long beautiful coastline.
It is well-known that Fulong Beach is the place where Hohaiyan Rock Festival takes place every year, and also the Spring Scream in South Taiwan, Kending, both fests are the greatest musical events in Taiwan. Bands around the world and Taiwan music lovers are invited to this great event to encourage our music players and performing artists and thank them for their contribution towards music and arts. Due to this annual event, thousands of people were attracted to Gongliao. No doubt, Hohaiyan Rock Festival is becoming a Must-go event for music lovers.
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