It’s Lights On For Taiwan’s Lantern Festival

Every year many colourful celebrations are organised in Taiwan. The most spectacular of them all is the Lantern Festival. The origins of the Lantern Festival are obscure. According to traditional beliefs of the Chinese people it’s during the 15th night of the first lunar month, the eve when the moon is full for the first … Read more

Celebrate The Birthday Of Taiwan’s Sea Goddess

The Birthday Of Matsu, The Goddess Of The Sea, Is Celebrated Throughout Taiwan. More than 1000 years ago, a girl named Lin Mu was born in a port town in Fujian Province in south-eastern China. (This Chinese province is located directly across the Straits from Taiwan.) From an early age the girl exhibited the unusual … Read more