Tag: Taiwan holidays

Taiwan Calendar 2013

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Taiwan Calendar Taiwan is a place of immense beauty due to its rich cultural heritage, which reflects deeply upon the celebrations of the National Holidays. Some are celebrated according to the Western Calendar, however the biggest festivals, in respect to traditions, are organized according to the Lunar Calendar that influences the Taiwan calendar 2013.   [...]

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Taiwan Public Holidays 2012 Calendar

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Taiwan calendar 2012/Taiwan Public Holidays 2012 Taiwan is an area located in the republic of china. Visiting this area will leave you dumbfounded and will want to come here on every occasion. The best time to visit is on public holidays and other festivals. This article gives a cross section on the different holidays and [...]

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Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chung Yuan -Hungry Ghost Festival 2012  When: 15th day of the seventh lunar month( Falls August 31st in 2012) Where: China, with variations in Japan, Viet Nam, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia History: The Chung Yuan (Hungry Ghost Festival) has Buddhist origins from India but later took on Chinese cultural references. A Buddhist monk, Mahāmaudgalyāyana, who [...]

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Ghost Festival, Taiwan

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Paying Respect to the Dead in Ghost Festival, Taiwan             Ghost Festival, Taiwan is a celebration for the ghosts and spirits. According to Taiwanese tradition, the seventh month of the lunar calendar is considered to be the Ghost month. Thus, a whole month is dedicated to the ghosts in Taiwan. It is believed that the [...]

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