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2023 Keelung Mid-Summer Ghost Festival

The Keelung Mid-Summer Ghost Festival (雞籠中元祭), also known as Keelung Chung-Yuan Festival, is one of the most iconic events in this small port city in northern Taiwan. It is a captivating event that bridges the realms of the living and the deceased.  Deeply rooted in the city’s rich history, this enchanting event has a profound ...

Billy Shyu

2023 Keelung Mid-Summer Ghost Festival.