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2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival visual features Chinese name of host city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key visual of the 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival has been revealed, and it denotes the Chinese name of the host: Kaohsiung. Entitled “Lights on the Spot,”...

Get immersed in ‘Lucid Dreaming’ event in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online registration for a dreamlike immersive experience at the Wind Livehouse in Hsinchu City will begin at noon on Wednesday (Sept. 29). Titled “Lucid Dreaming&...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung to give away NT$1,000 coupon in addition to stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The port city of Kaohsiung will distribute a coupon equivalent to NT$1,000 (US$35.9) in cash to complement the Cabinet-proposed Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers, as part of a d...

National Day fireworks to take place in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day fireworks will take place at Kaohsiung's Pier-2 Art Center this year, as the city has been given the opportunity to host the event again after two dec...

Artworks of canceled Taiwan Lantern Festival to be displayed elsewhere

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival was scrapped due to pandemic concerns, the Tourism Bureau has decided to display the event’s painstakingly crafted artworks elsew...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature kinetic art installation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 32nd annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, which will take place at six venues across Hsinchu, released one of the designs for its main lights on Wednesday (Jan. 6). The ...

2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival celebrates iconic Hsinchu traits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main lantern for the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be a tribute to the host city of Hsinchu — the City of Wind. Unveiled on Monday (Dec. 7), the lantern i...

Hsinchu City to take charge of Taiwan Lantern Festival in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung ended on Sunday night (Feb. 23), and the right to hold next year’s event was handed over to Hsinchu City during the clos...

Drones fall from sky during Taiwan Lantern Festival performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forty-eight drones fell from the sky during a performance at the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung on Saturday night (Feb. 22), causing plenty of damage to the machines ...

800 drones to open 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 800 drones will light up the sky above the Taiwan Lantern Festival’s Houli Horse Ranch Park main exhibition area, in Taichung on Saturday (Feb. 8), accord...

Belizean culture shines at Taiwan's lantern festivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belize is launching two themed lanterns at the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung and Taipei Lantern Festival, which begin on Saturday (Feb. 8). According to the Centr...

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...

Free festive hand lanterns to given out in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau released its annual hand lanterns during a press conference at the Grand Hotel Taipei on Monday (Jan. 13) and announced they will be given away for free...

Over 350 performances scheduled for 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 350 performances by well-known Taiwanese and overseas groups will be held at the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung from Feb. 8–23, according to a pr...