Just like many other parts in the world, people of Taiwan also celebrate New Year on 1st January with great enthusiasm.
Taipei City is the capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Not only that, Taipei is also the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan.
In Taipei, the main new year celebrations take place at the Taipei 101, a landmark skyscraper located in the city, where grand fireworks display takes place at midnight to welcome the New Year.
People gather around the streets of Taipei 101 as they count down. With each number they count, one of the layers of Taipei 101 (eight floors per layer) lights up until midnight, when the fireworks shoot out from the top of each layer (eight layers excluding a layer under the antenna) in different directions.
If you happen to come to Taipei City to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then apart from fireworks display you can also see other famous places and monuments in Taipei City like – Grand Hotel, FarEastern Plaza, National Palace Museum, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, etc.
Apart from Taipei, New Year Fireworks display and concerts also take place in other major cities of Taiwan like – Taoyuan, Taichung, Kaoshiung, etc.
If you are not present there in Taipei during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Taiwan New Year 2017 Fireworks Display from Taipei 101.
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Taipei, Taiwan falls in GMT/UTC + 8:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year six hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
In Taiwan, you can watch Taipei New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE on TV on CTV News Channel (Taiwan).
People from other parts of the world can watch the LIVE broadcasts of Taiwan New Year Fireworks display on TV channels like CNN, BBC, ABC, NBC, etc. You can also watch Taipei New year Fireworks LIVE Streaming on internet. In both the cases you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.