Ghost Festival Continues in Taiwan

The Ghost Festival, or 盂蘭盆 (Yúlánpén), is typically celebrated on the fourteenth night of the 7th lunar month (August 24 this year), but the traditional fires continue burning here well into the month. Everywhere we go we see men in business attire burning fires outside their place of business.

Here are a few (rather poor quality) photos I snapped outside of my own office building in 中和市:

There’s always something interesting to see each day in 台北!

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