Pingxi sky lantern festival, February 19, 2019 If you happen to be in Taipei Taiwan on the 15th day of Chinese lunar January, try to take a visit to Shifen to experience one of the world famous events-Pingxi.The festival is the most important annual lantern festival in Taiwan. Prior to 26, the event was held at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park in Taipei. Since 2001, the event has toured Taiwan. The American Discovery Channel’s program "Fantastic Festivals of the World" has highlighted the Taiwan Lantern Festival as one of the best festivals in the world.The Lantern Festival or the Spring Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. Usually falling in February or early March on the Gregorian calendar, it marks the final day of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations.The other one is the world famous Sky Lantern Festival held in Pingxi, Northern Taiwan. Having seen both now I would describe them as the complete polar opposites of each other. The Sky Lantern Festival, although crowded, is a ballet in the sky.Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival is elected as the world’s second largest festival at night by Discovery Channel. CNN Travel has named the festival as one of the 52 things to do in 2013 and fodor’s Travel Guides named it one of the 14 festival a person must see in their lifetime.The Taiwan lantern festival small group tour is a holiday typically suited for the mature couple or single traveller. For more details, click the ‘Top 5’ or ‘Itinerary’ buttons above! If you’re keen to experience this tour, please call or send an email.SKY LANTERN FESTIVAL Where: Pingxi, Taiwan – Republic of China When: 10 february 2017 According to the elders of Pingxi, the Sky Lantern Festival originated in the Xing Dynasty, more than two thousand years ago. At that time, bands of outlaws frequently raided the lowland villages, forcing residents to seek refuge in the mountains.Then venture to the railway towns of Shifen and Pingxi for a magical diy sky lantern experience. witness the awe-inspiring mysteries of nature’s beauty as you explore the coastal erosion and seascapes at Yehliu Geopark.. But perhaps the most famous of all is the Old Street of Jiufen. As you.
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