After nine years, the important national event “112th National Day Fireworks” returns to Taichung! The Taichung City Government held a municipal meeting at the Municipal Building today (12th). Mayor Lu Xiuyan announced that a 5-minute test launch of 1,500 fireworks will be held in Central Park at 9:10 pm on September 18. In order to let the citizens see it, the city government The government has planned 5 “suggested viewing spots for the trial launch” including Central Park. On the night of the trial launch, staff will be sent to evaluate the suitability of the views and then recommend them to the public. If the public finds more excellent spots, they are welcome to provide them.
Mayor Lu pointed out that this year’s Double Ten National Day fireworks series will be grandly launched in Central Park from October 9th to 10th, celebrating the national ceremony with the public for two consecutive days. A trial fireworks display will be held on September 18th to allow the public to have a sneak peek. The Civil Affairs Bureau, Tourism Bureau and District Office will also be asked to send personnel to conduct inspections that night to confirm the suitability of surrounding fireworks viewing spots and make detailed plans. We hope to use this to disperse the crowds and improve the quality. The public is also welcome to recommend viewing spots and confirm complete information. Later, the city government will make a unified announcement.
Mayor Lu mentioned that on the day of the National Day fireworks trial launch, in order to protect public safety, some road traffic controls will be implemented. Among them, the “operation (bomb) control area” will be from 12:00 noon on September 18 to the end of the fireworks display. The controlled road sections include Zhongke Road (Jingmao 5th Road to Dunhua Road Section 2), Qihang East Road (Qihang 2nd Road to Qihang 1st Road), Qihang Road (Qihang 2nd Road to Dunhua Road Section 2), etc.
In addition, the “Flame Release (Falling) Control Area” is controlled before and after the fireworks are set off, from 8 p.m. to the end of the fireworks. The controlled road sections include Zhongke Road (Jingmao 5th Road to Dapeng Road), Kaixuan Road (Qiao Da 8th Street) to Kaixuan 8th Street) and Dunhua Road (a section from Kaixuan Road to Jingmao Road). People and vehicles are prohibited from entering during the control period. Passersby are asked to follow the instructions of the on-site traffic control personnel and cooperate with the diversion.
The Civil Affairs Bureau pointed out that in order to allow citizens to take a look, the city government has planned five “suggested viewing spots for trial release” including Central Park, including the north side of Central Park (apron, taste experience area and tactile experience area), Shuinan Water Resources Recycling Center Park , Dashi Park, Wenxiu Park, and Xidadun Park. The city government will then send personnel to evaluate the suitability of the views and recommend them to the public.
The Transportation Bureau reminds that in conjunction with the National Day fireworks test display, some buses and iBike stations will be restricted. Among them, city bus routes 6, 6, 25, 88, 525, and Green 4 will be rerouted in conjunction with traffic control sections. For details, please go to Taichung City Bus Check the dynamic information website and Taichung Bus APP (https://citybus.taichung.gov.tw/); other iBike stations except “Jingmao Wuqiao Dabajiekou Station” and “Tactile Experience Zone (Jingmao 5th Road) Station” Except for the five stations, “Self-experience Area (Qiao Da 8th Street) Station”, “Dunhua Kaixuan Intersection Station” and “Central Park (Visitor Service Center) Station”, which are temporarily suspended, the remaining stations will maintain normal operations. For relevant information, please go to Smile Bicycle official website Website (https://www.youbike.com.tw/region/i/) query.
Director of Civil Affairs Wu Shiwei said that the “112 National Day Fireworks in Taichung” will be launched grandly from October 9th to 10th. The locations are planned to be at two major locations including the “South Turf of Hanxiang Company” and the “Taichung Central Stadium” with a moderate distance and good visibility. In the viewing area, the city government plans a two-day National Day fireworks series. The warm-up event will be held at 6:30 pm on the 9th, inviting well-known artists, local art and cultural groups, jazz music performances, and drone performances; on the 10th In addition to various exciting performances, a 36-minute fireworks show is expected to start at 8 p.m. People from all over the world and international tourists are welcome to enjoy Taichung during the National Day holiday and experience the unique charm of this city.
“There are activities every month and happiness in Taichung!” Mayor Lu added that Taichung is a diverse and charming city, and the city government is trying every means to promote the economy. From the second half of this year to the end of the year, exciting activities are held every month, such as the Mid-Autumn Festival this month. The “Taichung International Step Dance Carnival” will be held during the three-day holiday from September 29 to October 1. This year, it has expanded to include a free team for all for the first time. People who sign up to participate will have the opportunity to win the maximum prize of NT$50,000!
Then there is the “Taichung Jazz Festival”, a music festival with considerable international visibility in Taichung City. About 1 million people flock in every year to sit on the grass and enjoy the melodious jazz music under the stars; in addition, the “Xinshe Sea of Flowers” “Taichung International Tapestry Festival” will also make a strong return. The Taichung Shopping Festival’s warm-up event “Just Love Shopping” is open until September 22. Submissions of any creative ideas are welcome. The total prize is NT$600,000, and the first prize is as high as NT$20. Ten thousand yuan! At the end of the year, there are also Taichung Christmas Carnival, New Year’s Eve party and other activities, which are exciting to look forward to. People from all over the country are welcome to come to Taichung to participate in the grand event. (9/12*8)*Civil Affairs Bureau
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