Pop diva Chang Hui-mei, also known as A-mei, is holding an outdoor concert to promote her new album, Story Thief, at Commune A7 in Taipei’s Xinyi District on Sunday. She has promised her fans a spectacular show.
Not long ago, tens of thousands of A-mei’s fans lined up at three locations in northern, central and southern Taiwan on the same day - to get tickets by exchanging the cardboard packaging of her album. All the tickets were gone within three hours.
Meanwhile, tickets for Canadian superstar Celine Dion’s Taipei concerts went on sale last week. Originally, Dion planned to put on two shows at the Taipei Arena, on July 11 and 13, but demand was so high the system was temporarily paralyzed by the sheer number of fans trying to buy them. Taiwan’s Kuang Hong Arts Management Incorporation, the event organizer, later announced there would be an extra show, on July 14.
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(CNA and Liberty Times, translated by Eddy Chang)
1. album n.
專輯 (zhuan1 ji2)
2. spectacular adj.
精彩的 (jing1 cai3 de5)
3. exchange v.
(dui4 huan4; jiao1 huan4)
4. paralyze v.
癱瘓 (tan1 huan4)
5. event organizer phr.
(zhu3 ban4 dan1 wei4)
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