Statues of gods are carried on litters while “beehives” explode in the background. Pictures: Paul Ratje

How to survive this Taiwanese Lunar New Year fireworks festival – wearing a helmet helps

On the 15th day of each lunar new year, a pocket of Taiwan literally explodes – to the amusement of locals and in honour of the gods. Welcome to Tainan’s rocket-fuelled Feng Pao Festival

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Statues of gods are carried on litters while “beehives” explode in the background. Pictures: Paul Ratje
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