Free recreational water activities in Taiwan’s Dapeng Bay from April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dapeng Bay (大鵬灣) in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County will host a series of free recreational water activities in April. Those who missed the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festi...

Two films portraying Taiwan's Pingtung nominated for JWTFF’s Best East Asian Film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two films portraying travel in Taiwan’s Pingtung County have been nominated for the Best East Asian Film in the 2019 Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival (JWTFF...

Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. ...

Organizer of Taiwan Lantern Festival invited to participate in Copenhagen Light Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the ongoing 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival is receiving rave reviews from media, Taipei Representative Office in Denmark has said that the organizer of this year’s natio...

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Lantern festival activities across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many places in Taiwan have been holding activities to celebrate the traditional Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 19 this year. Here is a list of popular activities th...

Former military dependents' village in Taiwan’s Pingtung lit up by artistic lights

TAIPE (Taiwan News) – A former military dependents' village in Pingtung City has been turned into a showcase for artistic lights as part of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival. The former mi...

Pingtung announces performance highlights for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pingtung County Government on Saturday announced performance highlights for its 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which include Intel Drone Light Show and performances by the ...

2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival preparation plan delivered to Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) delivered its report for the preparation and planning of this year’s lantern festival to the Executive Yuan today ...

2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature tuna centerpiece

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) — The main and handheld lanterns for the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival were unveiled by the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications Jan. 3 in ...

Pingtung unveils video to mark 100-day countdown to 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A short film featuring local traits of the southern municipality of Pingtung debuted on Nov. 12 to mark the one hundred-day countdown to the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, ...

South Korea invites Taiwan to join Seoul Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Seoul, South Korea, the annual Lantern Festival began on Nov. 2, and will run through Nov. 18 with lantern displays along the Cheonggyecheon Plaza in the center of the ...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Pingtung County begins preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Pingtung County government on Monday, July 16 began preparations for the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival which will be held in the county next year from Feb. 19 to March ...

Japanese actress Masami Nagasawa recommends places for travel in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dressed in a traditional-style red dress covered in gold embroidery, Japanese actress and model Masami Nagasawa (長澤雅美) said it was a privilege to assume the role as the sp...