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Free open-air cinema to take place at Xinyi Square in Taipei

Would you like to watch a film under the starry night?

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Would you like to watch a film under the starry night?  (Photo courtesy of Taipei City Park and Street Lights Office)

Would you like to watch a film under the starry night? (Photo courtesy of Taipei City Park and Street Lights Office)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Would you like to watch a film under the starry night?

A free open-air cinema at Xinyi Square (at the Songzhi Road and Songlian Road intersection) will be held by Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturdays of October 14, November 11, and December 16, Taipei City Park and Street Lights Office (PSLO) said in a news release Oct. 2.

Taipei City Government encourages corporations to adopt public parks, greens, and plazas as a way to beautify the cityscape and push Taipei forward on the path to a livable city incorporating resources from the private sector, according to PSLO.

Xinyi Square, located in the vicinity of Xinyi Administrative Center and Taipei World Trade Center Hall 2, is a boisterous hub frequented by tourists and business people. PSLO said it thanked Nan Shan for taking responsibility for the upkeep of the plaza, providing the public with a clean and pleasant location for rest.

The films to be aired on October 14 are the 2017 Oscar Winner for Animated Feature Film “Zootopia” and “Collateral Beauty” starring A-list Hollywood actress Kate Winslet and actor Will Smith. Each screening session will feature two movies. The organizers will also arrange virtual reality equipment on-site to bring audience a bird’s eye view of Xinyi District at night among other interactive activities.

For those who would like to get a souvenir, advance registration is required. Present the e-mail that indicates successful registration on-site to get one of the limited number of souvenirs.

Visit the activity website (Chinese) to register and get a souvenir.

Free open-air cinema to take place at Xinyi Square in Taipei

(Photo courtesy of Taipei City Park and Street Lights Office)


Updated : 2022-05-19 21:19 GMT+08:00