Taipei Lantern Fest grand finale to feature Tokyo Disney carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival will reach its climax when a carnival parade takes place in Ximending on Sunday (Feb. 24), bringing an end to the nine-day event with ente...

Six-language service available at Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six-language service is now available via the mobile tourist service stations at the 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival, Taipei Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT), ...

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...

2019 Taipei Lantern Festival to highlight light shows, performances, and carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival, to be held from Saturday, Feb.16 through Sunday, Feb. 24, will be larger than the previous two years’ events, and local residents and fo...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

2018 Taipei Azalea Festival to begin on March 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pink Azalea Fairy can already be seen on Zhonghua road during the 2018 Taipei Lantern festival. The lantern was specially put up by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau to promote the u...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – March 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included the great Taiwan toilet paper panic of this year, the 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival, Yangmingshan flower festival begins with cherry blossom, eart...

Taboos to avoid during Lantern Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today is the Lantern Festival (元宵節), which marks 15th and last day of the Lunar New Year festivities, the first full moon of the new year, and an auspicious day in which lanter...

Taipei Lantern Festival to promote stray dog adoption

Taipei, Feb. 24 (CNA) The 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday, and will feature a wide array of lantern displays and activities, including one that encourages stray dog adopt...

2018 Taipei Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival is set to kickoff tomorrow (Feb. 24) with its debut to take place in the Ximending area of Taipei's Wanhua District. The nine-day lante...

Upcoming Events in Taipei for Feb. 24 through March 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Lunar New Year holidays have passed us all by, and another year of working for the weekend has now begun. But just because its the Year of the Dog, there's still n...

Taipei City unveils official lantern: 'Happy Magical Dogs' for 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main lantern for the 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival was unveiled by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je on Feb. 12. It features three Taiwanese dogs holding hands in a circle, a...

Photo of the Day: Artist's sketch of the 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Twitter user Jeff Wang took this photo of the 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival on Feb. 12 as he sketched a drawing of the site. The Taipei Lantern Festival was held on the city...

Highlights of the Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival, which is running from Feb. 4 - 17, is action-packed with 3D laser light shows, lantern sculptures, parades, and live music at several venues ...

Events and activities in Taiwan for Feb. 10-17

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The following is a list of notable events taking place in Taiwan from Feb. 10 to Feb. 17: Lantern Festival The National Lantern Festival will be held on Feb. 11 in Yunlin...