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Tickets for 2017 Universiade to go on sale June 13

2017/05/04 15:06:20

Photo courtesy of Taipei City Department of Sports

Taipei, May 4 (CNA) Tickets for the 2017 Universiade in Taipei will go on sale June 13 on ticketing websites and ticketing machines at convenience stores, a city government official said Thursday.

The tickets will also be available at competition venues during the Universiade from Aug. 19 to Aug. 30, said Su Li-chung (蘇麗瓊), secretary-general of the city government, who heads the Taipei Universiade Organizing Committee.

For the Aug. 19 opening ceremony at the Taipei Stadium, 13,500 tickets ranging in price from NT$800 (US$26.50) to NT$3,500 will be available, Su said during a hearing at the Taipei City Council.

There will also be 200 sponsor tickets available, costing NT$50,000 each, she said.

Meanwhile, a total of 15,800 tickets priced between NT$500 and NT$2,000 will be released for the Aug. 30 closing ceremony, which will also take place at the Taipei Stadium, she said.

(By Liang Pei-chi and Y.F. Low)