Thousands flock to Taipei concert in support of same-sex marriage

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/10
By: Chen Chih-chung, Yu Hsia-han, Liu Kuan-ting and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) A pop music concert was held in Taipei Saturday in support of legalizing same-sex marriage, attracting an audience of about 150,000 that gathered to hear performances by stars from home and abroad, according to the organizers.

The show on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office opened with the popular song Don’t Give Up by indigenous singer-songwriter Suming Rupi’s (舒米恩) in the Amis language.

Addressing the crowd, Suming said he hoped the right to marry would be extended to all people in Taiwan.

Other performers at the concert included Philippine pop chanteuse Sandee Chan (陳珊妮), Hong Kong Canto-pop singer Denise Ho (何韻詩) and Taiwanese Mandopop singer Dai Ailing (戴愛玲).   [FULL  STORY]

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