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New Taipei Christmasland wraps up early as coronavirus precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Christmasland festival was brought to end at midnight after Taiwan reported its first imported case of the new U.K. coronavirus variant. Following...

New Taipei halts outdoor gatherings at Christmasland after local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke of Taiwan's first domestic case of Wuhan coronavirus in eight months on Tuesday (Dec. 22), New Taipei City announced that it will halt outdoor gatheri...

Over 450,000 turn up for weekend concert at New Taipei’s Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 450,000 people gathered at New Taipei City's Christmasland over the weekend to attend the annual holiday concert put on by Taiwanese and international perfor...

New Taipei releases images of Disney-themed Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Oct. 27) released images of this year's highly anticipated Christmasland, which will feature Disney-themed light shows and i...

Disney-themed Christmasland in New Taipei opens Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Monday (Oct. 26) announced the opening date of its much-anticipated Christmasland festival, which this year will feature a Disney-themed light show. ...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland festival lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Friday (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and include light shows, market fairs, stage performances,...

New Taipei Christmasland to open on Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Christmasland will open at New Taipei City Plaza adjacent to Banqiao Station Plaza and New Banqiao Central Park for 48 days from Nov. 15, 2019, to Jan. 1, 2020, according ...

Dazzling light displays to engulf New Taipei as Christmasland opens Nov. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The festive period is a time of excitement for snap-happy shoppers, as shopping malls across Taiwan become canopied with dazzling LED displays. One particular highlight...

2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas market...

Best things to do in Taiwan over Christmas

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… everywhere you go…" sang Johnny Mathis in the classic festive song. In Taiwan, that is definitely debatable. While the insuffe...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – December 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included 2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City kicks off, Taoyuan factory fire burns for over 3.5 hours, Black Friday at Costco ends early, Red air pollut...

2017 Christmasland kicks off in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The most spectacular New Taipei City's 2017 Christmasland kicks off on November 24, bringing 39 days of merry activities to Banqiao area. New Taipei City's ann...

Five best places in Taiwan to celebrate Christmas

Christmas is widely celebrated in Taiwan even though it is not a public holiday. Stores would sell Christmas-related items and restaurants serve special Christmas Day set menus. Local governments w...