There is a 'year round' Taiwan bustling during the festival

Every year, there are many festivals in Taiwan such as the sky lantern festival, the fireworks festival, and the Nghia Dan festival which is extremely unique, attracting visitors from all over the world to experience. 

In the same autonomous region of China , if Hong Kong is considered as a beautiful woman despite her age, Taiwan is compared to a young girl in her youth, always radiant and cheerful. Not only possessing many beautiful landscapes, this place is also an attractive destination for those who love cultural tourism because locals also retain the tradition with a series of Taiwanese festivals spanning 12 months a year. .
 

Experience unique festivals in Taiwan.
Experience unique festivals in Taiwan. Photo: Hahachinese

Take a look at festivals in Taiwan that fascinate travelers from all over the world


Tet Nguyen Dan, a traditional holiday of the nation

Like many other Asian countries, the Lunar New Year in Taiwan is a time when people shake off the old sorrows of the past year and wait for good and happy things in the new year. According to the tradition of the people of Taiwan, this major holiday usually starts from 1 to 15 of the first lunar month.

Chinese New Year, Spring Festival in Taiwan. Chinese New Year, Spring Festival in Taiwan. Photo: Business Insider

Just like in Vietnam, this Taiwan festival is associated with the activity of seeing Mr. Apple back to heaven, cleaning his house and making New Year's Eve worship, ... 
 

Red packets for each other, New Year activities on holidays in Taiwan.Red packets for each other, New Year activities on holidays in Taiwan. Photo: Laodong.vn

In addition, in Taiwan there is also the custom of lucky money at the beginning of the year to get lucky. The meaning of these red envelopes is to bring good health, luck ... to everyone in the new year.
 

Binh Khe sky lights festival, glowing the sky of Taipei

Along with the traditional New Year, Binh Khe sky lantern festival (Pingxi) is also one of the most anticipated festivals in Taiwan in spring. 
 

Binh Khe sky lantern festival, a unique festival in Taiwan. Binh Khe sky lantern festival, a unique festival in Taiwan. Photo: Dulichvietnam

This traditional activity stems from an old story about the villagers of Binh Khe. During Emperor Daoguang's Ching rule (1820-1850), people from Fujian province were often robbed or killed. Therefore, they often have to escape to the high mountains after the harvest season. And when the sky light was on, they were able to return home.
 

Taiwan's festival takes place in Taipei.Taiwan's festival takes place in Taipei. Photo: Autobikes

Since then, on the full moon day of January every year, the people here still keep the custom of releasing sky lights to signal peace. By the end of the 20th century, this festival became a fine cultural tradition of Taiwan.
 

Immerse yourself in the sparkling space at the festival in Taiwan.Immerse yourself in the sparkling space at the festival in Taiwan. Photo: Unitysf

If you are lucky enough to attend the festival at the most beautiful moments of the light-release session, you will admire the sky lights that light up the night sky of Binh Khe, shimmering brightly like a fairyland.

Lantern festival, flying with a thousand wishes 

The Taiwan Lantern Festival is an annual activity on this beautiful island. During the festival, the giant and varied lanterns are the highlight to attract tourists to   Taiwan . 
 

The festival in Taiwan lights up with lanternsThe festival in Taiwan lights up with lanterns. Photo: Movies.yahoo

Each rising lantern will carry one of its wishes. And they all believe that the higher the lights go up, the wishes written on the lights will come true.
 

Yayui Hive Fireworks Festival, a typical Taiwanese religious festival

Not only is the largest religious festival in Taiwan, the Yuyui Honeycomb Fireworks Festival held in Yanchui Village, Tainan is also the 3rd largest folk festival in the world. 
 

Fireworks Festival Yui Shui Honeycomb, a typical Taiwanese religious festival.Fireworks Festival Yui Shui Honeycomb, a typical Taiwanese religious festival. Photo: Atlas Obscura

Every year on the Lunar New Year, the atmosphere in Diem Thuy village is extremely noisy. The people believe that the brilliant fireworks displays promise to bring them a prosperous year. Therefore, the festival in Taiwan has attracted a lot of local people to participate.

Nghia Dan festival, experience many unique folk cultural activities

If you have the opportunity to come to the land of Hsinchu around the seventh lunar month every year, you should go to Bao Trung Nghia Dan Temple to immerse in the jubilant atmosphere of the Nation Yimin Festival.

 

This festival in Taiwan includes many unique folklore activitiesThis festival in Taiwan includes many unique folklore activities. Photo: Taiwan Tourism Bureau

Traditional Taiwanese activities take place at a unique festival in Taiwan . And all these exciting activities will help you fall in love with the impressive colors of Taiwanese culture .
 

Taiwan tourism participates in many unique festival activities. Taiwan tourism participates in many unique festival activities. Photo: Pinterest

The traditional festival in Taiwan is characteristic turning it into an attractive destination of tourists who love cultural origin. Not stopping there, this place is also famous for its impressive natural landscape, rich cuisine and friendly people. If you have the opportunity, do not miss the wonderful experiences in this land.

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