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    Taiwan Hot Spring & Fine-Cuisine Carnival 2021-11-12~2022-04-30

    The gradual arrival of winter formally announces that Taiwan's peak hot spring season has begun! Taiwan abounds in the gifts of nature—cold springs, hot springs, mud springs, submarine springs—it is a world-famous scenic spot for springs of every variety. Beginning in 2007 the Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communication combined two touristic resources—the unique healthcare aspects of thermal springs and the demand for a modern, healthy diet—to integrate Taiwan's "thermal springs" and "gourmet cuisine" for a plan to launch a "Taiwan Hot Spring Fine-Cuisine Carnival." This event takes center stage throughout Taiwan at the same time each year, with one of Taiwan's 19 thermal spring areas chosen as the year's kick-off location. Not only is the Carnival an opportunity for Taiwanese tourists to soak up the pleasures of thermal springs throughout the country and receive merchandise discounts, overseas tourists are also fascinated and attracted, and the Carnival is a driving force behind the annual autumn/winter Taiwan hot spring tourist boom. During this period, hot spring areas throughout the country hold a series of hot spring/fine-cuisine events and pull together hundreds of county and municipal companies, introducing the scenic beauty of the springs, the local cultural landscape, and special products.

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    Christmasland in New Taipei City The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    The innovative Christmasland in New Taipei City makes sure to keep up with global trends. It invites the world's most outstanding light-sculpting team to present the event, with special activities of international standard held to attract people. Visitors can expect to feel pleasantly surprised all the time. Christmasland in New Taipei City has been much reported by the globe's press. We hope overseas visitors can all enjoy the beautiful light projections and the festival's special atmosphere.

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    Chiayi City lnternational Band Festival The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    Held for the first time in 1993, Chiayi City International Band Festival has now become an urban fest joined by all. Today, it is not only Chiayi City's most special cultural event but also Taiwan's. The Tourism Bureau, MOTC listed it as an international-level tourist activity, which in fact is hailed by music communities home and abroad. Throughout Taiwan, it is known as the City of Sounds and the Town of Wind Music.

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    2022 Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon 2022-11-06

    In order to promote "vacation running & traveling culture", the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications plans to organize Taiwan's first "Cross-Sea & Island-Hopping Penghu Marathon." The race forsakes the conventional circular course (from A to A), and both marathon and half marathon courses are measured and certified by the AIMS. The course runs through Xiyu (the West Islet), the Penghu Great Bridge, Baisha (Penghu's 3rd biggest island), Zhongtun (Penghu's 11th biggest island), and the Penghu Island. The planning of the course accentuates the features and values of Penghu (the Gaillardia Island) marathon. We invite marathon runners at home and around the world to participate in this island-hopping celebration and challenge the non-repeated special course. Join the special Penghu marathon and run with us against the headwinds!

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    Taiwan Open of Surfing The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    "Sports Tourism" has long been considered the world's fastest-growing market in the tourism industry. Through active participation in sports, or engaging in leisure or watching sport activities, or visiting famous attractions, among others, the fashionable field is developed to create combination results of sport and tourism, which brings economic benefits of sport-related tourism that major cities and countries are prompting and organizing sporting events to attract the global tourist crowds. Taitung is a unique place in terms of "waves," regardless of size or shape, which could be said to be blessed, and furthermore, the northeast monsoon blowing autumn and winter contributes to the wave potentials in Donghe and Jinzun area, and therefore Taitung is certified as the latest international surfing competition venues in Asia by the Asian Surfing Championship (ASC), becoming one of the latest and the best surfing venues following Malaysia, Bali, Thailand, and the only venue for international surfing tournaments in Taiwan, which provides an opportunity for the international players to further understanding of the beautiful east coast of Taiwan. Taiwan Open of Surfing, in addition to integrating with the ASC, is putting efforts toward joining The Associations of Surfing Professional, ASP, a world-renowned surfing organization, to drive the domestic surfers to work together to demonstrate its ability to connect with the international sport tourism. And, the Surfing is also active in offering public education, training local talents in the emerging industry, surfing performances, surfing experience, Stand Up Paddle Surfing (SUP), long board walking, kite surfing, and other peripheral activities to promote the tourism theme of winter sports to attract the participation of the public.

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    Taipei—Marathon The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    First held in 1986, the Taipei Marathon is usually held on the third Sunday in December. It's an annual highlight of Taipei's sporting season. Supported by the hard work of many people, the level of competition has increased over the years. It's now an international-level event that attracts many professionals. In addition to certification by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AMIS), it's also the first urban marathon in Taipei to receive elite track certification from World Athletics (WA). It's Taiwan's largest and most international marathon, attracting elite runners from home and abroad every year.

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    Xinshe Sea of Flowers and Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    "Xinshe Sea of Flowers and Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival" is central Taiwan's largest flower festival. It has grown in notoriety over the years, and is now one of Taiwan's leading flower-related and "leisure agriculture" events. Promoting the flower industry is an important economic and cultural effort in central Taiwan. Events featuring elements such as flower installation art are the result of collaboration between the community and local industry. Such activities integrate a wide range of industries that have Taichung characteristics, such as flowers, other plants, agricultural products, and tourism. These activities help communities become economically stronger, and support sustainable development. This includes better integration of tourism efforts extending from the mountainous areas to the towns. Such activities attract visitors from around the world.

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    Tianzhong Marathon The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    The "Tianzhong Marathon" began in 2012, and is very popular both at home and abroad. It's considered to be one of Taiwan's top three marathons. Runners from all over the world are welcomed to this event.

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    New Year's Eve Celebration The schedule for this activity in 2022 has not been decided.

    In 2019, CNN named Taipei as one of the "10 great places to spend New Year's Eve." This event has become one of the most famous in Asia, and is a must-do experience for travelers to the Far East. Taipei's New Year's Eve's celebrations have definitely enhanced the city's international profile, and they will certainly continue to attract many visitors from home and abroad. Taipei City Hall Plaza is the event's main venue. Musical performances begin at 7 pm and continue on through the evening until 1:00 am the following morning. Popular performers from home and abroad entertain large crowds, backed by the impressive Taipei 101 Tower. At midnight, the Tower is used as the base for a colorful and dynamic fireworks display.

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    Biennial Butterfly Beauty Festival 2021-11-06~2022-02-28

    The "Biennial Butterfly Beauty Festival" is a magnificent yearly event that goes from November to March of the following year taking place in the Maolin National Scenic Area. During this period millions of migrating Euploea butterflies (purple in color) cross the ocean and arrive here to winter over. The Maolin National Scenic Area is proud of that fact that it is has one of the only two winter migratory butterfly gorges in the world. The purple Euploea is a rare wintering butterfly. Each winter millions of these butterflies gather together for the flight to the Dawushan Foothills to avoid the cold and to winter in the gorges, there presenting a spectacular ecological sight—the "Purple Butterfly Valley." Tourists from every corner of the world travel every year to Maolin to experience firsthand this magnificent, world-class scene of beautiful purple butterflies dancing in the air, and everyone comes away full of praise and admiration. On an early winter morning as the first rays of the sun shine down on Maolin's Purple Butterfly Valley, we come upon the purple Euploea that, awakened from their slumber, begin fervently to chase the sunrays, peeking through the treetops and the forest. From time to time, a butterfly will stop to display his garment of magical color then soar high and low as he shuttles around the valley. Not only does he provide a superb eco-touristic spot for those watching, but he also brings a small bit of warmth to a winter's day. You are invited and welcome to take advantage of this once-a-year, rare opportunity to appreciate these migrating butterflies and come to Maolin to experience the magnificent dance of the purple Euploea. With everyone's care and concern, the future will bring an endless cycle of this extraordinary sight!

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