The China Post
Date: February 8, 2017
By: The China Post news staff
A test lighting for the Taiwan Lantern Festival drew out a crowd of thousands in Yunlin
County on Tuesday.
In preparation for the annual festival, hosted this year in Yunlin County, the local government put its lantern lights through a power test for the first time on Monday.
Organizers have scheduled three full days of trial runs before the official lighting on Friday.
This year, the Lantern Festival is showcasing a variety of lanterns that fuse traditional art with modern technology in an eco-friendly way, in the two lantern areas of Huwei (虎尾) and Beigang (北港). [FULL STORY]