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Wu Feng becomes 1st foreign entertainer to receive Taiwan press card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-Turkish TV show host Ugur Rifat Karlova, better known as Wu Feng (吳鳳), on Tuesday (March 22) became the first foreign-born entertainer to receive a Ministry of F...

Taiwan’s Paper Windmill Theatre troupe wears Ukraine's national flag to show support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Paper Windmill Theatre (紙風車劇團) wore tiger suits and Ukraine’s national flag at a parade on the square at Kaohsiung's Weiwuying Sunday (Feb. 27) to sho...

Ukrainian calls on Taiwanese government to assist countrymen studying in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ukrainian on Sunday (Feb. 27) called on the Taiwanese government to give Ukrainian students in Taiwan a helping hand, as their financial support might be cut off by the ...

Global Times accuses Taiwan Lantern Festival 2022 of promoting independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party’s Organization Department head, Lee Yu-chen (李雨蓁), responded to China’s state-run mouthpiece the Global Times’ recent accu...

Taiwan's badminton queen featured in Kaohsiung's drone show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — World's singles badminton champion and Olympic silver medalist Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) got a kick out of watching a massive cluster of drones portray her in the night sky o...

Military dependents’ village in Taipei lights up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military dependents’ village in Taipei has been reinvigorated as a light show venue in a project that serves as a prelude to the Taiwan Lantern Festival next year....

Foreign lantern art to give 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival international flair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lantern art contributed by foreign governments will give the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Kaohsiung, which will take place from Feb. 15-28, an international flair, the ...

Drone show in Kaohsiung pays tribute to countries aiding Taiwan during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 12-minute drone display that illuminated the skies of Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Feb. 9) showed Taiwan’s gratitude toward countries that have come to its aid during t...

Drone show to light up sky of southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 1,500 drones will take to the skies above the Love River Bay in Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Feb. 9) as part of the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival. The biggest of i...

Lie down and relax with ‘Aerial Being’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors are invited to relax and lie down on the grass along with a giant inflatable “human being” at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) a...

Post-Lunar New Year festivals in Taiwan

When it comes to public celebrations of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan can sometimes feel a little underwhelming. While cities in other countries hold elaborate festivals, here the focus is largely on ...

2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be launched on 1st February in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 January 2022 - The streets and night skies of Kaohsiung will be bathed in light as the city stages the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival, with this year's event draw...

Taiwan Lantern Festival Returns to Kaohsiung, City of Light, in 2022

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Kaohsiung is once again, two decades later, hosting Taiwan Lantern Festival. Unprecedented, it will be a dual-venue event taking place at Love Ri...

Taiwan national bird takes center stage at 2022 lantern fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will for the first time feature “duel lantern themes” – a national bird of Taiwan and a light theater in the harbor city...

‘Door of time’ erected at pier in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A grand “door of time” has appeared at Pier 13 at the mouth of Love River in Kaohsiung as part of the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival. Located on the bank of L...