Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. ...

Organizer of Taiwan Lantern Festival invited to participate in Copenhagen Light Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the ongoing 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival is receiving rave reviews from media, Taipei Representative Office in Denmark has said that the organizer of this year’s natio...

Photo of the Day: River glows purple during Taoyuan, Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This amazing image of a brightly lit bridge leaving a neon purple reflection on a river in northern Taiwan was taken by an Egyptian photographer during the Taoyuan Lantern Fest...

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Taiwan Lantern Festival lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) kicks off tonight (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. At 7 p.m. tonight Taiwan Preside...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival 2018 illuminates night 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Crowned “Best Winter Trips” by National Geographic, “14 Festivals to Attend Before You Die” by Fodor’s, and “52 Things To Do” by CNN, ...

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival lifts off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the traditional Lantern Festival on the Lunisolarcalendar, the first leg of the 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival (平溪天燈節) is set for liftoff today (March 2...

2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival takes off tomorrow in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the traditional Lantern Festival on the Lunisolarcalendar, the first leg of the 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival (平溪天燈節) is set for liftoff tomorrow (Marc...

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.  ...

Lantern festival displays to continue in Beigang and Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though most of the festivities held across Taiwan to celebrate the lantern festival drew to a close yesterday, it has been announced that Beigang and Taoyuan will ext...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off in Yunlin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival officially kicked off in Yunlin County on Saturday showcasing both traditional culture and modern technology and featuring local spec...

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 sever...

Taiwan's Hakka 'Dragon Bombing' dance to end with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Miaoli Hakka Lantern Festival's "Dragon Bombing" (火旁龍) tradition, in which dragon teams dance for fortune and glory under a maelstrom of fireworks,&...

Ruifang Torch Festival tradition rekindled in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third annual Ruifang Torch Festival (瑞芳火把節) will be held on Feb. 11 in the town of Ruifang (瑞芳) in northeast Taiwan to commemorate an incident that occu...