Bangkok, Thailand, December 26, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Tourism Authority of Thailand, together with ICONSIAM and other agencies, associations and businesses along Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River is turning the New Year countdown into
a new-normal celebration. The ‘Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021 – Celebrate the Shining Spirit of Thailand, being staged on New Year’s Eve at ICONSIAM’s River Park, promises to become the most spectacular celebration of Thailand to ring in the New Year and mark the country’s countdown landmark. It also underlines the importance of the Chao Phraya River as Bangkok’s and the country’s key tourist attraction and the iconic global countdown destination.
The new-normal celebrations proceeds with dramatic display of 25,000 eco-friendly fireworks that are made in Japan from Thai sticky rice, which will light up the sky along a 1,400-metre length of the Chao Phraya River that runs through Bangkok. The spectacular firework is a message of hope for the country and the world to mark the arrival of the new year and signal to everyone our hope for a bright 2021.”
The celebrations will strictly comply with The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)’s guideline. The concert has been cancelled and the country can virtually and safely celebrates together via live broadcast on television and online live streaming.
Mr. Supoj Chaiwatsirikul, Managing Director of ICONSIAM Company Limited, said, “ICONSIAM strictly follows CCAS’s guideline by cancelling all the concerts but the new year spirit remains with the stunning eco-friendly firework display. Expect to see the magnificent display of over 20,000 eco-friendly fireworks that will be lit up along the most beautiful curve of the Chao Phraya River spanning an area of over 1,400 meters. The firework will be displayed comprises of 7 acts under the concept “The Wonders of Happiness upon the River” to represent hope, faith, prosperity and happiness as well as to show support of Thailand to people all over the world to overcome the crisis and start the new year with strength and courage.
Each act signifies auspicious meaning as follows; Act 1: Big Hope: represents light at the end of the tunnel, Act 2: Believe: signifies belief, faith and determination while Act 3: Brilliant Life: represent mental and physical strength. Act 4: Beautiful World: symbolizes optimism, Act 5: Blooming Wealth presented by Kasikornbank symbolizes glory and prosperity. Act 6: Be Together presented by True Corporation: represents unity and Act 7: Best Begin: are the statements of the inspiring beginning to start off a great New Year.
ICONSIAM strictly implements maximum health and safety measures and works in accordance with the Ministry of Health and CCSA’s measures. In compliance with the social distancing and new-normal practices, the celebration will be broadcasted live on MCOT HD 30, Thairath TV 32 HD and live-streamed via Facebook at–ICONSIAM, Thairath Online, Khaosod Facebook Pages and True ID. For more information, please contact ICONSIAM Call Center tel. 1338.