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Bangkok Chinese New Year Festival 2010Date: 14 February 2010
Venue: China Town, Bangkok
Come to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the biggest Chinatown in Thailand, Yaowarat Road renowned as the Golden Road, the Land of the Siamese Dragon. Watch the beauty, treasure the Chinese cultural demonstrations and experience a wide range of Chinese cuisine available at famous restaurants as well as fashion shows depicting ancient Chinese attire from various regions. The goldsmith shops offer you beautiful souvenirs. Last but not least, Chinese movies are sure to fascinate you.
Chinese New Year is the most important event of the traditional Chinese holidays.
The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first lunar month and this year, it falls on 14 February 2010.
In Bangkok, the Samphanthawong District, is the largest China Town in Thailand. It’s also well–known as the street of goldsmith shops and various tasteful dishes. Its people still preserve their ways of life, tradition and culture. That’s why, the Chinese New Year celebration in this square is a major festival and well organized every year.
In realization of its importance, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to take this opportunity to celebrate this wonderful moment with all Thai-Chinese both some who live within the country as well as those overseas to be a part of this period to celebrate this New Year festival with all Chinese around
We proudly present wonderful events both in Bangkok and in major tourism cities around the country with magnificent performances from the People’s Republic of China, as it’s a way of cultural exchange as well as supports and promotes tourism.
It’s now time to put on a red shirt or blouse and say “Xin Nian Kuai Le, Gong xi Fa Cai” which means, Happy New Year and have a prosperous year!
What to do and see
Pay homage to the “Guan Yin” statue from China and enjoy Chinese cultural performances from various regions and provinces of this country as well as wonderful cultural performances from the Kalasin College of Dramatic Arts and fabulous shows by GMM Grammy artists. Pick up your camera and snap the beautiful Chinese decorations and lights in China Town and its neighboring streets.
For more information, please contact :
Samphanthawong Administration District Tel. 0 2234 3460, 0 22373345
TAT Bangkok Tel. 0 2250 5500 ext 2991-5