Top New Year’s Eve celebrations in Taiwan

Taiwan News
Date: 2016/12/25 15:26
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Check out a few wonderful places and events around Taiwan to celebrate the New Year, including concerts, fireworks displays, and gatherings at scenic spots to view the first sunrise of 2017.

Keelung City

Keelung City’s New Year’s Eve countdown party will take place at the Keelung Harbor, featuring band performances, sounds of ships’ horns at the harbor, and the fireworks display at Mountain Huzi at the side of the harbor where the landmark “KEELUNG” is located.

Taipei City

Taipei New Year’s Eve Countdown Party will take place in front of Taipei City Hall, featuring hip hop group 911, Taiwanese singer Wu Bai, and many other bands and well-known entertainers.

The fireworks display at Taipei 101, which is close to the concert site, will combine fireworks and a light show for the first time. The fireworks and light show will last 238 seconds as last years, but the total fireworks shells fired will be cut in half, Taipei 101 spokesman Michael Liu said.   [FULL  STORY]

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