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ICONSIAvM set to be Thailand’s Iconic 2023 New Year Countdown venue

he largest floor mapping ever made by world-renowned French artist Miguel Chevalier at River Park, ICONSIAMThe announcement was made at an event addressed by Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister, Mr Anutin Charnvirakul.

Mr Supoj Chaiwatsirikul, Managing Director of ICONSIAM Company Limited, said, “It’s Thailand’s first new year’s eve that we can celebrate almost in the way we used to do before the pandemic, and it’s why this year’s show will be one of the greatest we’ve ever organized, thanks to the collaboration of so many organizations.”

But this year, we’re making it even more special with over 30,000 eco-friendly fireworks that will light up the river in an exhilarating show to ring in the new year. Our countdown event is one of Thailand’s greatest spectacles attracting visitors from around the world. It is already featured on CNN, the BBC, al-Jazeera and other international new networks’ global countdown coverages.

The fireworks are visible to millions within a five-kilometre radius of the site, and new augmented reality (AR) technology enhances viewers’ experiences. In addition to the fireworks, multiple A-lister performances and concerts are lined up for the event and include many of Thailand’s superstar performing artists.

A massive collaboration between almost 20 Thai state agencies, associations, and the private sector is set to turn 1.4 kilometres of the Chao Phraya River running through the centre of Bangkok into one of the world’s most spectacular New Year Countdown locations on the evening of 31st of December 2022 and centred at ICONSIAM, Bangkok’s iconic riverside destination.

He said, “Thailand is back, and we aim to win the world for Thailand. The events are live-streamed on the ONESIAM super-app, and broadcast live on Thailand’s top viewership, Thairath TV 32 HD channel, and the Facebook pages of ICONSIAM, Thairath Online, Khaosod and Matichon news channels.”

According to Mr Chaiwatsirikul, around US$ 3 million is being spent on the ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2023’ festivities.

Keen photographers are offered a chance to win over US$5,000 in prizes in a photo contest for the most ‘Amazing Shot of Happiness’ that best captures the joy of revellers. More details about the competition can be found at www.iconsiam.com.

Privileged event tickets are also being offered to shoppers at ICONSIAM who spend over Baht 3,000 (approximately US$85) at the physical stores or online.  (Terms and conditions apply and can be found at www.iconsiam.com.)

Important collaborators behind the national countdown event are the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the Thai Royal Navy’s Marine Department, the Thai Chamber of Commerce, the Chao Phraya River Tourism Association, the Kadeejeen-Khlongsan Community Organization, and the Royal Photographic Society of Thailand.

The main sponsors of “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2023” include Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd., CPF, 7-Eleven, True 5G, ICONSIAM Residences Corporation Co., Ltd., ICONSIAM Superlux Residence Corporation Co., Ltd., and Siam Commercial Bank PCL.

1.4 kilometres of Chao Phraya River will be lit with 30,000 spectacular eco-friendly fireworks.

 

 

 

Written by: Supaporn  Pholrach (Joom)

 

 

 

 

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