Taiwan Pride 2019: 5 ways to celebrate with Taipei’s LGBTQ community

How can you make the most of both the experience of Taiwan Pride and your trip to the island? With knowledgeable LGBTQ-friendly guides and private-to-small group sizes, MyTaiwanTour offers a uniquely local Pride experience that shows off the best of Taipei history, culture, drinking and dancing.

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An Art Festival Never Sleeps — Nuit Blanche Taipei

WORDS BY Takayuki ShinoyamaPHOTOS BY Nuit Blanche Taipei 2019TRANSLATION BY JR Wu, Joe Henley “Nuit Blanche,” or White Night as it means in English, has become a spreading phenomenon around the world recently. Museums, galleries, and art centers that usually open only during the daytime will open their doors at the witching hour to hold…

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Pride Hopping this Fall? Here’s Why Taiwan Should Be Your First and Only Stop

Taiwan Pride is one of the rising stars of this movement. This year the annual pride parade takes place in Taipei on October 26. Here are a few things to learn about the Taiwan Pride before the parade.

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Making their voice heard: indie group TUDI-VOICE is highlighting inequality and social issues across Taiwan

Taiwan Scene chatted to indie group ,TUDI-VOICE, about their hometown, Changhua, their process and what we can expect from them at 2019 World Music Festival.

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Language of love: indigenous R&B singer ABAO on Paiwanese music

Taiwan Scene chatted with ABAO, indigenous R&B singer, about indigenous music in Taiwan, what it is to be Paiwanese and World Music Festival.

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Teacher’s Day in Taiwan: A Modern Take on a Confucian Tradition

September 28 is the birthday of Confucius, the founder of Confucianism, and appropriately it is also celebrated as Teachers’ Day in Taiwan. On his birthday, people in Taiwan pay tribute to the great educator to remind us to always uphold and maintain the traditional virtue of respecting our teachers.

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Autumn in Taipei: Calendar of Good Times

There’s never a bad time to visit Taipei, but when the weather cools and the culture flows, autumn might just be the best season of all to see what the city has to offer.

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5 acts to see at 2019 World Music Festival in Taipei

From local favorites to international stars, here’s who you need to check out at the 2019 world music festival at Taipei Dajia Riverside Park.

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8 questions with the creators of Taiwan’s first-ever eco-friendly sky lantern

Taiwan Scene recently sat down with Shao to learn about the creation of this eco-friendly sky lantern, as well as the history of Pingxi in Northern Taiwan.

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Taiwan’s first eco-friendly lantern festival is happening this October

Get ready to fall for Taiwan this autumn at WISH, the island’s first-ever sustainable sky lantern festival taking place this October.

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