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This holiday is well known all over Asia; but, nowhere inside the international is it extra recognized than in
During the Lantern Festival, thousands of sky lanterns light over Pingxi District in Taiwan. In Yanshui District, the firecrackers ceremony of the Wumiao Temple is also one of the important activities]. The Tainan Yanshui Fireworks Display (“beehive of fireworks”) was originally celebrated to ward off evil and disease from the town. The Taipei Pingxi Sky Lanterns were released originally to let others know that the town was safe. These lanterns are decorated with wishes and images relating to the owner. These two events are known together as “Fireworks in the South, Sky Lanterns in the North.”