Formosa Summer Festival & Taiwan Culinary Exhibition Return

Now is the time to come try the best dishes Taiwan has to offer

TAIPEI, June 17, 2019 -- Due to its tropical climate, Taiwan has a huge range of delicious cuisine. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has brought back the Formosa Summer Festival for another year. Running from June 13 to September 30, 2019, the festival highlights a series of events around the island across 4 themes including Food, Sand Sculpture, Railroad Travel and Summer Solstice.

The Festival launched to much fanfare at an event at Taipei Main Station, where a dozen different frozen treats were showcased.

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With a range of events and activities promoting Taiwan’s many delicious icy desserts, the Formosa Summer Festival isn’t just about food, but also features music festivals and concerts around the island and multiple sand sculpture events. The official website for the Formosa Summer Festival also features an accommodation directory, so that you can find the best places to stay, while you travel around Taiwan enjoying everything on offer.

Continuing the food theme, the Taiwan Culinary Exhibition is also back, taking place from July 26-29, 2019 at Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1. The show is the premier event providing a one-stop experience for every facet of Taiwan cuisine. Dozens of well-known Taiwanese restaurants and food brands will be exhibiting, offering free samples and discounted pre-packaged snacks and treats. Find out more at and


The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) is the official government agency of Taiwan (R.O.C.) responsible for domestic and international tourism policy development and execution. The Israel market is managed by the Singapore branch of TTB. The marketing slogans currently in use for Taiwan, are “Time for Taiwan” and “The Heart of Asia”, while the official mascot of the TTB is OhBear, a cartoon Formosan Black Bear, the national animal of Taiwan.

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