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    Lunar New Year is also called Spring Festival, it is the most important holidays for ethnic Chinese. Traditionally, Lunar New Year celebration starts on Lunar New Year’s Eve and ends on Lantern Festival, which lasts from the last day in December to January 15th on the lunar calendar. The Lunar New Year celebration is the longest holiday in Chinese culture. Throughout the Lunar New Year celebration, Lantern Festival, celebrated with lantern arts, is one of the most symbolic events that happens on January 15th of the lunar calendar.

    After 23 years, Taiwan Lantern Festival is finally returning to Taipei City. The theme of this year’s festival is Light Up the Future, and the organizer is aiming to create an urban lantern festival that integrates with the city. The main lantern is based on the Taipei Basin, and it allows audience to see Taipei’s transformation and diversity. From traditional lantern arts to modern lighting installations, the innovation and changes will bring a different feast for the senses to everyone.