Happy New Year! Videos of the Taipei 101 fireworks
Just uploaded. Watch the video. Happy 2013 from Taiwan, everyone!
Which year had the most spectacular fireworks? See the videos and vote in this poll (until January 1, 8 p.m. Taiwan/1 p.m. Central Europe)
Every year, it’s the one attraction that lets the world look towards Taiwan: The New Year fireworks at Taipei 101, until recently the tallest building in the world.
This year’s show will celebrate the arrival of 2013. Officials said that it will be different from the fireworks over the past nine years.
Taipei 101 has invited France’s Groupe F to design the display. 22,000 fireworks will be let off over 188 seconds.
Groupe F has been involved in several world events in the past, such as the opening fireworks show of the Asian Cup in Doha in 2011, the 120th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 2009 and the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.
A spokesperson said that using advanced technology, the fireworks will be detonated from different angles that have never been attempted in the past. The fireworks will feature saturated colors and little smoke.
Previous Taipei 101 New Year fireworks
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My Video: 2012 New Year fireworks at Taipei 101
My Video: 2011 New Year fireworks at Taipei 101
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