Taipei Events Calendar

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Holidays in Taiwan 2019

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12/11/2019
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Sun Yat-sen's Birthday 2019
Sun Yat-sen's Birthday 2019



Sun Yat-sen's Birthday is an unofficial holiday in the Republic of China, that is observed on November 12. This holiday commemorates the birthday anniversary of a prominent Chinese revolutionary and politician Sun Yat-sen. The holiday is also known as Doctor's Day, since Sun Yat-sen was also a doctor. Sun Yat-sen was born on November 12th, 1866. At the age of 13, he went to Honolulu with his elder brother.

21/12/2019
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December Solstice 2019
December Solstice 2019



It is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the shortest day of the year. In the Southern Hemisphere.

21/12/2019
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Dōngzhì Festival 2019
Dōngzhì Festival 2019



In Taiwan, the winter solstice is celebrated with a traditional Chinese festival known as the Dongzhi Festival. The Dongzhi Festival is celebrated on the shortest day of the year. Its origins can be traced back to the ancient yin and yang philosophy of the cosmic balance and harmony between two opposites. The Winter Solstice Festival is a time for family get-togethers.

25/12/2019
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Christmas Day 2019
Christmas Day 2019



Christmas is widely celebrated in Taiwan even though it is not a public holiday. Stores would sell Christmas-related items and restaurants serve special Christmas Day set menus. Local governments would even take responsibility to hold Christmas celebrations officially; shopping malls across the island would also put up Christmas trees and light shows to attract more customer interest.

25/12/2019
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Constitution Day 2019
Constitution Day 2019



Constitution Day in Taiwan is celebrated on December 25. It marks the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of China in 1946. Constitution Day is not a public holiday, but it is sometimes marked with relevant official events. The first Constitution of the Republic of China was adopted in 1912 after the Xinhai Revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty. It was a provisional constitution framed by the Provisional Government led by Sun Yat-sen. Another provisional constitution was promulgated in 1931 by the nationalist government.

31/12/2019
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New Year’s Eve 2019
New Year’s Eve 2019



New Year’s Eve follows the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There has always been a countdown firework celebration at Taipei 101.

01/01/2020
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New Year’s Day 2020



New Year’s Day marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries as well as Taiwan.
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