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CPN invites customers to celebrate the New Year with ‘AIS BANGKOK & THAILAND COUNTDOWN 2018’ a World-class countdown event to bring happiness to Thai people, counting down together at 12 branches nationwide


Central Pattana (CPN) is joining hands with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Royal Thai Police, Advanced Info Services Plc, Chang International Co., Seiko (Thailand) Co., Singha Corporation Co., Master Card Thailand Co., Plan B Media Co., GMM Grammy Plc, the Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association (RSTA), Index Creative Village Plc and Thailand Colour Television Channel 3 to announce ‘AIS Bangkok & Thailand Countdown 2018under the concept of ‘Super Sonic Space’, taking everyone to a new world never experienced before. The event will feature light & sound technology on the stage, with performances inspired by space, bringing colors and new dimensions to make an even greater countdown event. Over 140 well-known artists will help to deliver happiness nationwide. ‘AIS Bangkok Countdown 2018 @CentralWorld’ can be witnessed though live broadcasts on 3SD channel from 22.30 hrs. and 3HD from 23.30 – 00.30 hrs. or select ‘Multi View’ from the AIS PLAY application from 18.30 – 00.30 hrs. or at night on 31st December 2017.

At the press conference, Mr. Pakorn Pattanapat, Senior Executive Vice President of Operations of Central Pattana Plc, and partners sponsoring the event, will announce that they are ready to hold the greatest countdown event in Thailand. Meet popular actress Sririta Jensen and well-known artists such as Bell Supon, Rose Sirinthip, Mariam B5, Nap a Lean and celebrities such as Kanokrot Kittikachorn, Jirapa Laksanawisit, Sireepat Mahadumrongkul, Jarudech Boonyasit and Nacha Jungkankul at the event.

Mr. Pakorn said: “For our countdown event this year especially at CentralWorld, which will be a world-class celebration countdown event. The count down event will be held 6 hours with a full of light & sound spectacular productions and another highlight will be the size of the stage at CentralWorld, which will run to 80 meters in length. Many popular artists and singers will perform at the concert. AIS will bring a special booth where visitors can enjoy taking photos on the theme of ‘Aunjai: The Next Generation’ and where they can share and send happiness via the world of social media from 25th December 2017 onwards.

We will combine six hours of visuals and sound in an amazing experience with a performance of popular singers and a spectacular production. One highlight will be the size of the stage at CentralWorld, which will run to 80 meters in length. Many famous artists will perform at the concert. AIS will bring a special booth where visitors can enjoy taking photos on the theme of ‘Aunjai: The Next Generation’ and where they can share and send happiness via the world of social media from 25th December 2017 onwards.

At CentralWorld on 31st December 2017 from 17.30 hrs. – 00.30 hrs., everyone will be able to enjoy the extreme fun, with a full-length concert from some of Thailand’s leading artists. Meet Peck Palitchoke, Room 39, Stamp Apiwat, Da Endorphine, Hun Isariya and The Parkinson, who will be jumping around a huge space-like party ground on Ratchadamri Road. They will be transformed on the theme of Super Sonic Anti-Gravity on a stage filled with light & sound and excitement. Enjoy a great ‘Super Sonic Firework Celebration’ show where the fireworks will be lit in time with the fun rhythm.

In addition, on 31st December 2017, we have ‘Limited Edition’ gifts for the event goers. The countdown events to be held in other branches will also be grand and amazing places in those cities. We will hold events in secondary cities to support Thai and foreign tourists travelling during their holidays. We found that a huge number of people prefer to travel outside of the big city during this period.”

Ms. Siwalee Buranasongkram, Brand Activation Manager at Advanced Info Services Plc (AIS), said: “Our intention is to always be by Thai people’s side to help them communicate feelings to their loved ones – especially at the time we enter the New Year. We have initially prepared our network and services for users to communicate and send each other wishes without interruption, whether they are at tourist attractions, or inside or outside Thailand. We are joining hands with the Central Group in the AIS Festival of Happiness 2018 campaign throughout December 2017 and into January 2018 for our customers to shop, taste delicious food and chill out, and to provide gifts, souvenirs and inspiration for their loved ones. We, along with our partners, have selected the best for this festival of happiness. We are offering a special present with the grand countdown event ‘AIS Bangkok Countdown 2018 @CentralWorld’ on the night of 31st December 2017, where you can take photos and share endless fun before counting down with presenters from the AIS family such as Peck Palitchoke, Tom and Room39, James Jirayu. Naturally, our customers can view this countdown moment live on ‘Multi View’ through the AIS Play App and AIS Play Box to enjoy the celebration atmosphere at ‘AIS Bangkok Countdown 2018 @ CentralWorld’. Start the countdown celebration together at 18.30 hrs. on 31st Dec 2017 and carry on until 00.30 hrs. of 1st Jan 2018.”

“CPN will organize countdown events at twelve of its shopping centers nationwide, spread across all regions, sending happiness and expressing gratitude to all customers. It is initially estimated that over 50 million customers will visit CPN’s shopping centers during the end of the year period. We are coordinating with the government and private sector to prepare and ensure convenient transport and parking at our countdown destinations. Many stores and restrooms are in place to welcome and facilitate visitors, emphasizing CPN’s shopping centers as a ‘Center of Life’ for all festivals, continuing to create happiness for people in every province.”

Enter the New Year with AIS Bangkok & Thailand Countdown 2018 at twelve CPN branches nationwide: CentralWorld; CentralPlaza WestGate – meet Wan Thanakrit, Pongkool, Ben Chalatit and Mild; CentralPlaza Udon Thani – meet Bell Supon, Zani, Scrub and Singto Numchok; CentralPlaza Ubon Ratchathani – meet Nap a Lean, Mariam, Bedroom Audio, Kangsom and Lomosonic; CentralPlaza Nakhon Si Thammarat – meet Jazz Spuknik Papiyong KookKook, Kang Keng band and Fahrenheit; Centralplaza Nakhon Ratchasima – meet members from ‘4 Spade’ (Dome, Gun and Tam) and Nuvo and at the brand new branch CentralPlaza Mahachai meet J Jetrin, Buddha Bless and UrboyTJ; CentralFestival Chiangmai – meet Rose Sirinthip, Keng Tachaya, Flure and Zeal; CentralFestival Hatyai enjoy Helmetheads, Blackhead and Ebola; CentralFestival Samui meet Apartment Khunpa, 60 Miles; and Centralplaza Salaya – meet Palmy, Playground and Stone Metal Fire and CentralFestival Pattaya Beach – meet with 7 angels DJ EDM leads by ROXY JUNE and Pang Ko