New immigrant-themed lantern pavilion unveiled in Yunlin

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/16
By: Yeh Tzu-kang and Ko Lin

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) As part of the upcoming 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival, a special press event held at Yunlin County Government on Monday announced a lantern pavilion dedicated to showcasing Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, Indonesian and Philippine cultures.

At the press conference, attended by new immigrants and officials from the National Immigration Agency, Yunlin County Magistrate Lee Chin-yung (李進勇) said the pavilion, located in the Huwei lantern zone, will introduce and display lanterns based on the cultures of new immigrants’ countries of origin.    [FULL  STORY]

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