Flashmob Music Performances to Wow Maokong Gondola Riders on Mother’s Day
Wondering where to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 14?Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced that four students from the Music Class of Nanmen Junior High School will bring live music to the Maokong Gondola stations as a flash mob performance between 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Sunday, May 14.According to TRTC, the talented young musicians have shone in the City’s music competitions spanning flute, oboe, clarinet, and French horn categories respectively. The musical prodigies will perform at lobbies or plazas of the Maokong Gondola stations against a backdrop of mountainous scenery to mark Mother’s Day.In addition to indulging in the beautiful melodies, TRTC also invites people to treat their moms to a decent restaurant or a teahouse specializing in tea delicacies and take a walk to the nearby Zhangshan Temple, Camphor Tree Trail, and Flying Dragon Trail in the Maokong area.TRTC advises those interested in planning a trip to Maokong to purchase the Maokong Gondola Super Value Round-Trip Ticket. Priced at NT$260, the ticket is valid for one round-trip and an additional ride from first use until the end of service on a single day. To access the latest information on the City’s MRT and Maokong Gondola network, the public are encouraged to download the “Taipei Metro Go” app. Online booking service for a ride on the aerial lift is also available at https://web.trtc.com.tw/c/gondola/booking/ (Chinese).For inquiries, please call the 24 hour hotline (02)218-12345 or visit the Maokong Gondola website http://www.gondola.taipei/ (Chinese).