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2021 National Day Fireworks in Kaohsiung marks Kaohsiung’s growth and transformation Mayor Chen Chi-Mai: exhibit the confidence and beauty of Kaohsiung to the world

Post date:2021-10-10
Update:2021-11-10
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2021National Day Fireworks in Kaohsiung marks Kaohsiung's growth and transformation Mayor Chen Chi-Mai exhibit the confidence and beauty of Kaohsiung to the world
2021 National Day Fireworks makes its grand return to Kaohsiung! After 20 years, the much-anticipated national day fireworks returns to Kaohsiung Harbor tonight (October 10th). President Tsai Ing-wen, together with President of the Legislative Yuan and Preparatory Committee Chairman You Si-kun, and Kaohsiung City Mayor Chen Chi-Mai, attended the national day celebration, and set off the fireworks with a 10 second countdown and the wave of a badminton racket. The splendid fireworks marked the birthday celebration of the Republic of China, and witnessed Kaohsiung Port’s reopening and transformation. 
總統蔡英文、立法院長游錫堃、高雄市長陳其邁等人在國慶盛會中進行開炮儀式。高雄市長陳其邁等人在國慶盛會中致詞。Kaohsiung City Mayor Chen Chi-Mai recalled that 20 years ago, towering walls could still be seen in Kaohsiung Harbor. With the effort of the City Mayor and the citizens, the establishment of Kaohsiung Port Warehouse No. 2 (KW2), the Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung Music Center and Kaohsiung Exhibition Center around the harbor have made the Asia New Bay Area the main highlight of Kaohsiung. Kaohsiung has also been transformed into a livable city. In addition, the city government cooperated with the central government in building the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) and Kaohsiung Music Center, enabling the cultural and creative industry to flourish. 總統蔡英文在國慶晚會致詞。
President Tsai Ing-wen said that high-tech companies are scrambling to set up branch offices at the Asia New Bay Area and Qiaotou Science Park. In the future, the most advanced and most competitive industries such as semi-conductors and 5GAIoT will develop in Kaohsiung. Qiaotou Science Park; they will be linked to Luzhu Science Park and Tainan Science Park in its north, and the soon to be constructed Pingtung Technological Park in its south, forming southern Taiwan’s most important technology corridor, which is expected to drive the upgrading of industries in southern Taiwan and create more local job opportunities. 立法院長游錫堃在國慶盛會中致詞。台灣羽球天后戴姿穎出席國慶晚會。The National day fireworks spark off at 8 pm with nearly 20,000 rounds, lasting 30 minutes, and covering a length of 3 kilometers, the largest scale in history. It is the first time that 7 platform ships are deployed, with 5 firing points in the Harbor, extending all the way to the south bank of Qijin. More than a hundred 12 inch and 16-inch high-altitude fireworks bring out the magnificence of Kaohsiung’s centennial harbor. 
國慶焰火震撼人心國慶焰火美景。遊艇上看焰火別有風景
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