More than 810,000 people have won the first round of the "Arts FUN NEXT TO GO" vouchers, the Ministry of Culture announced after a live-streamed draw held on Oct. 13.
Those whose identification card number ends with 96, 15, 07, 30, 73, 98, 19, and 11 can obtain the digital vouchers. As for the paper vouchers, those whose last two digits of their national ID number are 39, 37, 23, 36, 79, 08, 14, and 75 have won the voucher.
The winners will be notified via SMS on Oct. 14. Alternatively, they can check the status through Quintuple Stimulus Voucher website.
The winners can claim their electronic vouchers by downloading the "Arts Fun NEXT APP" from Oct. 20 onwards, while the paper vouchers will be available for redemption from Nov. 11 onwards. The vouchers can be used from Nov. 10 until April 30, 2022.
This year, the 3 million vouchers include 2.4 million sets of electronic vouchers and 600,000 sets of paper vouchers. Eligible individuals include Taiwan nationals, resident permit holders, and diplomats, among others. The paper vouchers are available to individuals over 65 years old, under 18 years old or those with disabilities.
The next lucky draw is slated to kick off on Oct. 20, followed by Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. at 3 pm. Those who have not registered for the Arts Fun vouchers are still available to register on the Quintuple Stimulus Voucher website for the next round of the lucky draw.
For businesses and individual looking for detailed information pertaining to the voucher program, the Ministry has set up a dedicated hotline (1988). For more information, please visit the official website.