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...

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...

Taipei Lantern Festival shines bright on first night

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival (元宵節) kicked off at 6:00 pm on February 4 along Zhonghua Road between Ximen and Beimen MRT stations and Total Taipei posted the following photo...

10 places to celebrate Lantern Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While the official Lantern Festival (元宵節, Yuan Xiao Jie) falls on February 11—the first full moon and 15th day of the lunar year, marking the end of New Year celebrations...

2017 Kaohsiung Lantern Festival to feature daily fireworks, light and dancing fountain shows

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The 2017 Kaohsiung Lantern Festival, which is to last two weeks beginning on Jan. 30, will feature daily fireworks displays, light and dancing fountain shows as well as...

Light up your Life at this year’s Taiwan Lantern and Pingxi Sky Lantern Festivals!

Taiwan (Taiwan News) -- Lantern Festivals are actually one of Taiwan's tourism highlights and happens to be on the bucket list for many international travelers around the globe. A festival th...