Tainan fireworks festival harkens back to historical epidemic: mayor

02/05/2020 07:47 PM
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Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Tainan's Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival, which takes place Friday and Saturday, has an added significance this year because of its origins in a preventative effort in the 19th century against a deadly disease, Tainan City Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) said Wednesday.

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