By: Sun Chung-ta, Chang Hsin-wei, Tung Chun-chih and Kay Liu
Taipei 101 held a 238-second firework display, the longest in its history,
setting off 30,000 rounds of fireworks at the stroke of midnight.
Themed “Nature is the Future,” the display showed images of fish and plants to raise environmental awareness.
E-Da World, meanwhile, put on the longest firework display in Taiwan, which lasted 888 seconds.
Eight is considered a lucky number in the Chinese culture, because it has similar pronunciation with Fa, which means wealth or fortune in Chinese. [FULL STORY]