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2009 Taipei Lantern Festival to open Feb. 6
2009台北燈節 二月六日登場
By 中央社
編譯:廖文韻

2009-01-22 00:00:00
 
2009 Taipei Lantern Festival:

The 2009 Taipei Lantern Festival will open Feb. 6 and last for 10 days, featuring lanterns decorated with images of oxen to greet the Year of the Ox, which begins Jan. 26 according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
為期十天的2009台北燈節將於二月六日正式展開,燈會中將出現以牛為主題的花燈,以迎接牛年的到來;依照農曆,1月26日是牛年的第一天。

 
 

Officials at Taipei City's Department of Civil Affairs, which is organizing the event, said at a press conference Monday that an exhibition of lanterns created in the traditional manner will be held in the plaza of the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.
燈會由台北市政府文化局主辦,官員週一在記者會中表示,根據傳統工法製作的花燈,將在國父紀念館廣場展出。

 
 

In addition to the ox-themed creations, there will be an area for lanterns highlighting the Deaflympics, a major international sports event that Taipei will host in September this year.
除了以牛為主題的作品之外,屆時燈會也規劃了「聽障奧運區」,由台北主辦的2009聽障奧運將於今年九月登場。

 
 

The annual event will also include a second display of visual arts on a wall of City Hall created with multicolored beams from two giant projectors.
一年一度的台北燈會還包括以視覺藝術手法呈現的第二個主燈,由兩座大型的投射燈,將彩色的光柱投射在市政府大樓的牆上。

 
 

The city government has invited projection and lighting experts from an Austrian company, Pani, and eight domestic artists to handle the visual art creations, according to the officials.
根據官員表示,市府特別邀請了奧地利的Pani光畫藝術專業團隊,另外還邀請了八位國內的藝術家進行視覺藝術創作。

 
 

They said that from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. between Feb. 6 and Feb. 15, a new media art presentation each night will offer Taipei residents a unique lantern festival experience with a variety of visual creations featuring different themes.
官員表示,2月6日至15日期間,每天晚上7時至11時都會有新的媒體藝術演出,以各式各樣不同主題的視覺創作,帶給台北市民不一樣的燈會體驗。

 
 
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