Taipei 101 New Year fireworks display to be expanded

11/15/2018 08:24 PM
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Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) The 2019 New Year's Day fireworks at Taipei 101 will be longer than last year and festivities will also include a series of parties starting from the end of November, Taipei Financial Center Corp. announced Thursday.

The Taipei 101 New Year's Day fireworks display will last longer than 5 minutes this year, with animation and music prepared by award-winning Taiwanese groups and well-known local celebrities hosting the New Year countdown, according to the owner of Taipei's landmark skyscraper.

For the first time, Taipei 101 will also host a series of parties running from late November until Dec. 31 when the "Lounge Party" will take place at the Taipei 101 office center with a maximum of 1,010 participants, the company said.

Those attending the "Lounge Party" can enter the venue at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and celebrate until 3 a.m. Jan. 1, with 500 chosen to enjoy the fireworks up close from the building's observatory, it added.

(By Pan Tzu-yu and Chi Jo-yao)

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