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A Magnificent Chrysanthemum Show in Taiwan

One of the most important events taking place at the Shilin Official Residence in Taipei, Taiwan, is the chrysanthemum show held in November and December every year. The glamorous floral festival was originally held in observance of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek’s birthday on October 31 from the 1950s to 1975, as the chrysanthemum is a symbol of longevity ...

Billy Shyu