2013 Taiwan Lantern Festival Events
The Taiwan Lantern Festival is held annually on the 15th day of the first lunar month, marking the grand finale of the Lunar New Year season and is celebrated with such festival. Each year, this major lantern carnival follows a theme based on the Chinese Zodiac animals for the year, and for 2013, as year of the Snake, the main lantern for the festival will be in the form of a snake. Fireworks, lasers, giant lanterns and hand held torches are seen all over the festival to welcome the New Year in a spirit of peace, prosperity and joy.
Please visit the official web site of 2013 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Hsinchu for more information.