Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with sea of flowers at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the double holidays of Mid-Autumn Festival and the Double Ten Day being just around the corner, Taipei’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) encourages members of the p...

Renovated ‘Fountain of Hope’ in Taipei is now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—After six months’ renovation, “Fountain of Hope” at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park is now open to the public. Located at Dajia Riverside Park acros...

Taipei Riverside Kids’ Festival online registration opens Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taipei Riverside Kids' Festival is taking place from July 15 to 23 at Dajia Riverside Park for 9 consecutive days. All activities are free, including many water a...

Free water fun at Dajia Riverside Park in Taipei starts June 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--As summer heats up and temperature rises in Taipei, the city’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) announced on Thursday that the water playground at Dajia Riverside Park on...

Long weekend edition: Events around Taiwan 5/26-5/30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Time to enjoy the four day weekend. Whether its outdoors or indoors, there's fun to be had. Dragon Boat races (Northern Taiwan) 28 - 30 May, Taipei Internatio...

Top 5 dragon boat racing spots in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the official Dragon Boat Festivel (端午節, Duan Wu Jie) falls on May 30 this year, the most exciting dragon boat races are being held at different dates in different lo...

Taipei mayor invites the public to participate in Dragon Boat Festival activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) invited the public to participate in the 2017 Taipei International Dragon Boat Festival activities after performing the traditional eye-dotting cerem...

Taipei designates 23 riverside areas for barbecue during Moon Festival

Where to hold a barbecue party in densely populated Taipei City during the Moon Festival? The city government has designated 23 riverside areas for people to barbecue from 5:00 p.m., Sep 14 to 12:00 m...

Spring Wave Music, Arts Festival to move to Taipei this year

The Spring Wave Music and Arts Festival, one of the major events of the Kenting music festival April 2-5 in southern Taiwan, will move to Taipei this year, the sponsor said Tuesday. Shen Kuang-yuan...

2016 Kenting Music Festival to miss out Spring Wave

The 2016 Kenting Music Festival, which will be held April 2 – 5, will miss out the Spring Wave Music and Art Festival, which will change its venue to Taipei this year because the local government has ...

Soong urges voters to choose 'capable leader'

James Soong (宋楚瑜0, People First Party (PFP) chairman and presidential candidate, urged voters Friday to elect a "capable" head of state rather than someone who is only good at talking. Soong made t...

How to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) The annual Mid-Autumn Festival (???) celebration of the harvest moon in the Chinese lunar calendar is a time when families reunite to worship the moon and the coming of fall, ...

World famous Dutch DJ to perform in Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Armin Van Buuren, one of the most influential DJs in the world, will perform in Taiwan next week with two other renowned Dutch DJs Afrojack and Fedde Le Grand, according to th...

AIT has no response on Hung's remarks on U.S. visit

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) The director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) would not comment on likely Kuomintang presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu's (???) apparent lack of plans to visit the ...

Despite setback, AIT happy to take part in dragon boat races

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) A team from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the U.S. de facto embassy in Taiwan, participated in this year's dragon boat races, but faced a setback in a preliminary rou...