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Photo of the Day: Kid lion dancers ring in Lantern Festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a young lion dancer was taken during a small neighborhood parade to celebrate the Lantern Festival. Saturday (Feb. 24) was the Lantern Festival (元宵節), whi...

12 Taiwanese taboos to heed on Lunar New Year's Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Lunar New Year rapidly approaching, a Taiwanese numerologist has suggested 12 traditional taboos to avoid to ensure a prosperous and fortunate Year of the Dragon....

Photo of the Day: Taiwan temple dragon sports new 'punk hairdo'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A decorative dragon on top of a temple in western Taiwan has gained attention for its new "hairstyle" which is the result of a large magpie nest that has been co...

Taiwan temple gives advice for lucky Year of the Rabbit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To overcome challenges and ensure good fortune in the coming Year of the Rabbit in the lunisolar calendar, a Taiwanese temple recommends the devout light special lamps to ...

8 Popular Lunar New Year traditions in Taiwan

Lunar New Year is nearly upon us and that means that people from across Taiwan will be celebrating the imminent arrival of the Year of the Tiger. If you are new to Taiwan, you might be wondering ho...

9 favorite Lunar New Year dishes in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — There are lots of traditions being followed across Taiwan this Lunar New Year, but perhaps the most popular and important of those is feasting. This is the festival ...

Top 10 Taiwanese Lunar New Year traditions

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Lunar New Year is nearly here and Taiwan’s success in managing the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means that celebrations will largely be continuing as nor...