Lights shine on Ratchaprasong

November 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Festivals, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 30 November 2015: The second edition of Thailand Kingdom of Light will be hosted 15 December to 5 January 2016 in the tourist district of Ratchaprasong.

Thailand Kingdom of Light is organised by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Amsterdam Light Festival, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thai Airways International and Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association.

TCEB’s Strategic and Business Development vice president, Supawan Teerarat, said the event will improve the image of the downtown shopping district.

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The event includes a zone for foreign artists in collaboration with the Amsterdam Light Festival. This zone will remain open to 17 January next year.

There will also be an exhibition zone featuring art created by Thai and foreign artists.

TCEB’s vice president noted: “Kingdom of Light will transform the district into a magical land illuminated with over 1 million lights creating a 360-degree perspective across Ratchaprasong and covering more than 220,000 square metres of space. It is expected that the festival will attract more than 600,000 visitors.”

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