Mind you, given that Taiwan is the largest economy outside of the United Nations, it’s hardly surprising that this fine festival has grown. And will continue to grow.
Is it any wonder Taipei ambassador Simon Tu was smiling from ear to ear…?
We managed to grab five minutes with Miss Taiwan, Yuchun Huang – or Hanna, if you’re in a hurry – to talk about her native country, her adopted home of Ireland (having studied here for the last five years), and why there 23.5m people out there who find pale ginger people attractive…
You can find out more about Taiwan right about here, and about the Taiwan-Ireland Student Association – of which Hanna is currently president – right here.