Taiwan Lantern Festival 2023: A Celebration of Culture, Light, and Tradition

What is the Taiwan Lantern Festival?

The Taiwan Lantern Festival has been held in different cities across Taiwan since 2001 and the return to Taipei after 23 years, where it all started, is being anticipated by both locals and tourists.

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This festival is very important for the Taiwanese people as it symbolizes blessings, peace, hope, and new beginnings that have been celebrated for many years. It is held on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations across Taiwan.

Taiwan Lantern Festival 2023

This year’s festivities are celebrated with a diverse range of activities, and events, as well as a number of artworks and displays that will illuminate the city. It will also showcase a variety of traditional cultural performances and a plethora of delicious foods from the many vendors at the event.

The Taiwan Lantern Festival is a unique event that draws people from all over the world and the first Filipina Taiwan Tourism Ambassador, Gabbi Garcia, was one of them.

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Whether you’re looking to indulge in some delicious street food, take part in traditional cultural activities, or simply enjoy the spectacle of the lanterns in the night sky, the Taiwan Lantern Festival is the perfect place to do so.

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Join Gabbi Garcia on February 11, 2023, for the 2nd leg of Panahon sa Taiwan with Gabbi Garcia at the Glorietta 2 Palm Drive Activity Center and take advantage of the promotional fares and package tours offered by different partner airlines and travel agencies.

On March 19, 2023, Gabbi Garcia will have her first fan activity at the Conference Hall of the National Taiwan Science Education Center in Taipei to meet her supporters and the Filipino community from 10AM to 12PM.

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