Date: Jan 02, 2016
By: Sean Lin / Staff reporter
Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to Taipei’s Xinyi District (信義) on
Thursday night for the city government’s New Year’s Eve countdown party and to celebrate the new year.
The star-studded party was organized by the Taipei Department of Information and Tourism and a coalition of private enterprises, including Taipei 101, SET-TV media group and Union Bank of Taiwan.
Taiwanese techno diva Jeannie Hsieh (謝金燕) appeared before the crowd on an elevator platform and began the event by performing one of her hits, sending the audience gathered in the plaza in front of Taipei City Hall into a frenzy.
Accompanied by a group of back-up dancers, Hsieh performed six songs while going through several very quick costume changes. [FULL STORY]