Victor Wong arriving in Taipei in 1967 for his Love Boat tour.
Victor Wong arriving in Taipei in 1967 for his Love Boat tour.

Taiwan’s ‘Love Boat’ summer camps for Chinese Americans and Canadians – a lesson in partying and soft power

  • There was no boat involved. It was a camp for Chinese-American and Chinese-Canadian youngsters, nicknamed for the romances it could ignite
  • Running since 1967, hundreds of young people annually would travel to Taiwan to learn about their heritage for six weeks – and maybe have a fling

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Victor Wong arriving in Taipei in 1967 for his Love Boat tour.
Victor Wong arriving in Taipei in 1967 for his Love Boat tour.
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