Highlights for the week throughout Taiwan
By: Rana Yeh, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The following is a list of notable events and activities taking
place in Taiwan from April 14 to April 20:
The 2017 Santaizi ATP Challenger (華國三太子國際男子網球挑戰賽) held by Chinese Taipei Tennis Association (CTTA) takes place at the NTU Sports Center in Taipei between 17 and 23 April. The game will be the fourth edition of the tournament, which will be part of the 2017 ATP Challenger Tour. Top tennis players Marcos Baghdatis, the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open, and Vasek Pospisil, the men’s doubles winner at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, will both attend the event.
For more information, visit the SportsV website.
The 2017 Songkran Festival (2017 新北市潑水節) kicks off on Sunday at Huasin Street (華新街) in New Taipei City’s Jhonghe District (中和區). Due to water rationing measures this year, the New Taipei City Government will use the water fog machine to control the usage of water. Visitors can also enjoy plenty of Southeast Asian cuisine, song and dance performances. Admission to the event is free. For more information, visit the official Songkran Festival website.