National Day fireworks in Tainan

10/10/2020 05:14 PM
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CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020

The southern city of Tainan will host a huge fireworks display that will last more than half an hour Saturday night, as part of its National Day celebrations.

This year, the fireworks will take place on Tainan's Yuguang Island for the first time, and the city government has set up four main viewing areas, which are expected to attract around 200,000 people, according to the Tainan City government.

The main areas, three in the city's Anping District and one in South District, features live music, drama performances and food stalls in the afternoon before the fireworks that is set to last about 33 minutes begins at 8 p.m.

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CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
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CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
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President Tsai Ing-wen (center), Vice President Lai Ching-te (second right) and Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (second left) launch the National Day fireworks in Tainan. CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
President Tsai Ing-wen (center), Vice President Lai Ching-te (second right) and Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (second left) launch the National Day fireworks in Tainan. CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones, which displays the Double Ten logo, before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones, which displays the Double Ten logo, before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
A light show created with drones before the fireworks in Tainan. CNA Oct. 10, 2020
Avid photographers use tripods to occupy a spot to shoot the firework display in Tainan. CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020
Avid photographers use tripods to occupy a spot to shoot the firework display in Tainan. CNA photo Oct. 10, 2020

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