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Lee Tung Avenue’s Lunar New Year Presents Butterflies of Hope.Blessing Lanterns

World’s 1st AI Butterfly Illuminating Installation + Traditional Red Lanterns Continuation of Love & Hopes in the Year of the Ox HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 January 2021 - To welcome a new...

Taiwan's Pingtung aims to create 'giant picture book' in festival of light

A total of 20 installations have been lit up along the Wannian Creek in Pingtung City for the annual Pingtung Festival of Lights, according to the local authorities. Despite more than a dozen domes...

Taipei postpones Lantern Festival, cancels Dihua New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an expanding hospital coronavirus cluster, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced that the city's lantern festival will be postponed and th...

New Taipei’s Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Jan. 19) decided to postpone the 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival over concerns of a worsening COVID-19 cluster outbreak around a ho...

New Taipei City Government seeks title sponsor for 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival may get an additional name, as the New Taipei City Government is seeking a title sponsor for the marquee event, asking bidding compani...

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 ...

Historic heart of Los Angeles on life support from COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For nine nights culminating on Christmas Eve, the oldest street in Los Angeles typically comes alive with a festive re-enactment of the nativity story, as children playing Mary and ...

Taiwan's annual Two-day Tianmu Halloween fest to include parade, parties

Taipei's annual Tianmu Halloween Festival, which usually attracts more than 200,000 attendees, will be held over a two day period with trick-or-treat events and costume parties, according to event...

Evening visits to central Taiwan mansion hark back to Qing Dynasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden began holding evening tours in April, scenes of tourists donning old-timey garments and sipping tea while watching performan...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's 'Blade Runner' spot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian student and freelance photographer who was born and raised in Taiwan took this photo of Taipei 101 from a dark alley on July 21 of this year, harkening to the or...

Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. ...

Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. ...

Tourism Bureau launches pseudo-trips to Taiwan in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau on Sunday (Sept. 13) launched a special event at Tokyo's Eslite Spectrum Nihonbashi to promote the country's tourism and help quench the ...

AP PHOTOS: Around the world, faith in the summer of COVID-19

The man stood in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue in a hazmat suit, gloves, respirator and goggles. Two soldiers wearing face masks bowed their heads solemnly. Over a dozen more in full-body ge...

Taiwan's Volando Urai Hot Spring Resort calls out for visit even in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When it comes to hot springs in northern Taiwan, the famous Beitou hot springs are always the first to pop up on tourism blogs, and yet many travelers are less familiar wi...