Tag Archives: Taipei

Lantern Light – The Pearl Kitchen Photo Challenge

The Pearl Kitchen weblog has posted some very fine photographs of the subtle illumination given off by Chinese paper lanterns, which come in all sizes and shapes. I remember fondly the lantern festivals in Taipei in the 1960s and 70s, … Continue reading

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Taiwan Street Theater Circa 1966

Street theater in Taiwan back in 1966 was a neighborhood affair. On holidays the local temples hired theatrical troups like this one, the 正新義樂劇團, to put on classical operas like Peach Blossom Fan 桃花扇 or Madam White Snake 白蛇傳. It … Continue reading

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