’Orange Devils’ land in Taiwan, echo love for island
The Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School marching band, known as the ＂Orange Devils,＂ arrived in Taiwan to a warm welcome at Taoyuan International Airport. Their visit is a testament to the strong ties between Taiwan and Japan, which were first sparked during their performance at the 2022 Taiwan National Day celebration. The band’s invitation this year, alongside Taipei First Girls High School, is an effort to further strengthen cultural bonds, as they are set to participate in the upcoming celebration of TGH’s 120th Anniversary. The visit has been made possible through corporate support, including an invitation from the Kaohsiung City Government for school exchanges and performances. Over the next five days, the Tachibana SHS band will showcase their talent at prestigious venues such as Kaohsiung’s Time Avenue, TAI Urban Resort, New Taipei’s Fuji Grand Hotel, Ximending, and the National Theater & Concert Hall.
National Day celebration glitters with athletes’ triumph
Taiwanese athletes steal the spotlight at Taipei’s National Day celebration. Asian Games champions join the festivities, adding extra shine to the event. Notable sports figures like Judoka Yang Yung-wei and swimmer Wang Kuan-hung make an appearance, receiving a warm welcome from an enthusiastic crowd. The day features a precise military parade and lively performances, blending sports and national pride.
National Day celebration draws enthusiastic crowd in Taipei
Hundreds gather at the Presidential Palace for Taiwan’s National Day celebration. Chen Mei-ju highlights the nation’s enduring spirit, while Wu Chun-yin shares her hope for a prosperous future. Taiwanese unity takes center stage on Double Tenth Day.
Mayor Chiang leads family run for National Day celebration
Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an celebrates Double Tenth Day with a heartwarming family run. Chiang emphasizes the spirit of National Day, and the event highlights Republic of China elements.
Tokyo, UCLA bands join Taiwan’s National Day
Tokyo and UCLA marching bands unite for Taiwan’s National Day, showcasing a symbol of Taiwan-Japan-U.S. friendship. Enjoy performances and highlights from the ceremony.
Taiwan celebrates National Day with spectacular performances
Taiwan’s 112th National Day celebration featured impressive military performances and a display of artistry in front of the Presidential Office Building. Explore the highlights of Taiwan’s National Day ceremony.
U.S., Japan marching bands join in National Day celebration
The Tokyo University of Agriculture Second High School ＂Emerald Knights＂ visit Taiwan to perform at the National Day celebration. President Tsai Ing-wen treats them to Taiwanese salted crispy chicken and lemon aiyu jelly. They join other marching bands for a joint exchange at the National Performing Arts Center. The Emerald Knights will perform an anime medley during the National Day Celebration. The UCLA Bruins Marching Band also participates, making it the first time a U.S. performance group performs on Taiwan’s National Day stage.
Final aerial rehearsal ahead of National Day ceremony
Aircraft rehearse over Taipei for Taiwan’s Double Tenth air show, featuring Brave Eagle and Thunder Tiger jets. Typhoon delay makes it a must-see event. Stay informed with TVBS News.
Honor guards, marching band conduct National Day rehearsal
Taiwan readies for its National Day ceremony with honor guards and bands preparing for a grand celebration. The iconic ROC flag and military precision take center stage on Oct. 10.
Terry Gou supports ex-president’s decision on National Day
Foxconn founder Terry Gou expresses support for former President Ma Ying-jeou’s decision to boycott the national day celebration in Taiwan. Gou criticizes President Tsai Ing-wen and Vice President Lai Ching-te for their views on national identity, particularly Tsai’s renaming of the holiday to ＂Taiwan National Day.＂
Marching band from Japan performs at Taiwan’s National Day
Kyoto’s Tachibana Senior High School marching band became the first overseas musical group to perform at Taiwan’s National Day celebration on Monday.