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Taiwan Music Festival in Kenting cut short after COVID scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung County-sponsored Taiwan Music Festival has been canceled after an attendee who traveled from northern Taiwan was confirmed with COVID-19. Organizers made t...

All eyes on Taiwan's LÜCY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are millions of Lucys but only one LÜCY, a promising new singer-songwriting talent who was recently nominated at Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA)...

Summer highs for Spring Scream and Tomb Sweeping holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There will be summery temperatures during the annual Spring Scream celebrations over the holiday period, with the mercury rising as high as 34 degrees Celsius in Pingtung ...

Taiwan’s southernmost county spotlights 8 Instagrammable spots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese municipality known for its scenic mountains and beaches has released a video promoting eight spots that it touts as "Instagrammable." Pingtung Cou...

Photo of the Day: Spring Whimper in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo showing a solitary fan watching a band play exemplifies the futility of this year's disastrous 2019 Spring Scream (春吶) festival. The annual beach party, under...

Spring Scream fest in southern Taiwan a flop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Spring Scream (春吶) festival in southern Taiwan appears to have been a resounding flop this year, despite a guest appearance by the sensational Kaohsiung Mayor, Ha...

Festival season arrives in southern Taiwan's Kenting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — April marks the beginning of festival season in southern Taiwan’s Kenting, which is set to host a number of music events and other celebrations. Electronic music ...

Southernmost Taiwan cape named one of most welcoming places in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Eluanbi Cape (鵝鑾鼻) in Pingtung County (屏東縣) was named one of the friendliest travel destinations in 2018 by Booking.com. Digital travel platform Booking.com released its ann...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Music Festivals

TAIPEI (Tawian News) -- Earlier this week, it was announced that a free two-day indigenous music festival will take place in Taitung this weekend. The festival, which will feature Chen Chen-nien (陳建年)...

Spring Scream 2018: A combination of music and yoga festivals at Taiwan's southern tip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spring Scream (春天吶喊), a well-known outdoor music festival held annually at Kenting, includes a yoga festival this year. Since 1995, Spring Scream has been a music event...

Upcoming events April 3 - April 9 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tomb Sweeping holiday, Children's Day, and generally gorgeous spring weather inspire a slew of fun events around Taiwan. Here is a peek: Music Kenting'...

Chiayi launches indie music festival over holiday weekend in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi will hold its first-ever Tomb Sweeping weekend music festival, oo-hî-tsí 2018 (東石烏魚祭), from April 4 to April 7, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. The festi...

Spring Scream’s inland move sends chill through tourism industry in Taiwan’s southernmost beach town

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A planned move of the venue for this year’s “Spring Scream” music and art festival, which is part of the annual Kenting Music Festival, has sent a chill th...