By: Chen Yen-chun and William Yen
Taipei, Nov. 30 (CNA) Taiwan pop diva A-mei (張惠妹) will help Taipei count down
the final seconds of 2018 at this year’s Taipei New Year’s Eve (NYE) Countdown Party, the city’s Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT) said in a statement Friday.
Taiwan Hip Hop trio MJ116 and South Korean girl group EXID are also scheduled to perform at the event, which has been an annual celebration hosted by the city since 1995 on the last day of every year.
The performances will be accompanied by the traditional Taipei 101 fireworks when the clock strikes midnight and a light show using a T-Pad LED lighting system on the building’s north side measuring 100.8 by 168 meters.