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Guandu Temple Celebrates Lantern Festival

Can you imagine a scene where the naughty Monkey King meets Matsu Goddess?
The Beitou District Office is joining hands with Guandu Temple in presenting the Beitou lantern exhibition with the theme of the Chinese zodiac of monkey as well as local characteristics between February 7 and March 13 at Guandu Riverbank Park and Guandu Temple.

Inspired by the Chinese literary classic “Journey to the West,” the two-meter high Monkey King lantern which vividly captures the spirit of the character is sure to wow visitors. Other highlights of the exhibition include lanterns designed with topics of country life, duck farm, the Avengers, Dragon Ball, Dragon King, as well as water flow effects lights.
The organizers invite the public to visit Guandu to relish the dazzling display of lanterns and lighting decorations set against the backdrop of Tamsui River.
In addition to the lantern exhibition, an online voting activity also calls for public participation. Between February 16 and noon 12 on February 29, individuals are invited to cast their vote for one of the twelve lantern areas of the exhibition they consider the most creative at https://ivoting.taipei/ (Chinese)