Jump to the content zone at the center

Reservation for Accessible Seating at Yearend Bash Begins December 7

To allow people with disabilities to join the revelers at the Taipei Countdown Party at Civic Plaza, the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) announced that registration is available for accessible seating starting December 7. DSW noted that the Countdown Party will kick-off at 7 PM on December 31 in front of City Hall. The designated zone for the disabled is located at the intersection of Renai Road and Keelung Road. The area spans 70 pings and has a capacity for 170 participants, including 85 disabled people and their companions. Those who walk with crutches, wheelchair-bound, visually-impaired, mentally-disabled, or suffering from autism can sign up for a seat to watch the dazzling performances and fireworks spectacle to bid farewell to the year of 2015. Registration runs from December 7 (9 AM) through December 11 (5 PM). Those interested can either sign up online (http://www.dosw.gov.taipei/) or call DSW at (02)27597728 or 27597729 to apply via fax. The results will be published on DSW’s Chinese website on December 16. Applicants will be notified by email or phone.