Loi Krathong Festival 2012
|The Delightful Color of Stream, Loi Krathong Festival|
|24 - 28 November 2012|
|Date :||24 - 28 November 2012|
|Asiatique The Riverfront, Chao Phraya River (Krung Thep Bridge–Krung Thon Bridge), Bangkok|
|1. See the spectacular 80-ton illuminated barges lighting up the Chao Phraya River from the Memorial Bridge to Krungthon Bridge on 24-28 November, 2012, from 10 agencies: The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Chainat Province, Royal Thai Air Force, Matthayom Wat Srichanpradit School, Royal Thai Navy, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, , Office of the Committee of Vocational Education by Ubon Ratchathani Vocational College, Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, and Art It Company Limited Boon Rawd Brewery Company Limited.
|2. View the sparkling illuminated decorations of noteworthy architectural landscapes along the Chao Phraya Banks of Rattanakosin; for example, Memorial Bridge, Phra Pinklao Bridge, Rama 8 Bridge, and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn).
|3. Feast your eyes on the extraordinary fireworks display of the “Miracle Light of the Chao Phraya River” at Asiatique, the Riverfront on 24 and 28 November. This will be the first time that a fireworks display will be combined with colour and music at the Chao Phraya River, an important waterway of Thailand. This event will be a coordinated effort between a world-class fireworks display team and the outstanding songwriter, Professor Kaiwan Kulavadhanothai
|4. 24-28 November : “The Miracle Light of Music and Colour on the Banks of the Chao Phraya”, 19.00 Hrs, at Asiatique, the Riverfront|
|- 24 November, 2012 : Special performances
Including a spectacular opening ceremony with a light and sound performance at Asiatique, the Riverfront.
Cultural performance “Nop Bucha Sattha Loi Prapratheep” , a contemporary shadow play performance from Kit Buak Sip with puppet and dance performances.
A replicated procession “Jong Prieng Loi Prapratheep”
|- 25 November, 2012 : Harmonies from the “Suan Phlu Chorus”, a well-known Thai choir that won 2nd prize in the World Choir Games in the United States of America by taking the Story of “Manora” to be performed with a stage and music performance, as well as the Loi Krathong song, Oh I Say, and Bridge over Troubled Water.|
|- 26 November, 2012 : Contemporary drum performance of the Ongsasilpa Group by TUK Napatsakorn Mitaim.
A Thai contemporary performer who uses various kinds of drums.
|- 27 November, 2012 : Khon mask cultural performance “Nang Loi”, an eternal drama of the Ramakien that has been created and displayed in various formats. In this performance of “Nang Loi”, the music is performed by a Western stringed band with a sweet melody mixed with Thai music that changes to be Western and increases with the beautiful lyrics presented by the integration of Khon and grand shadow play.|
|- 28 November, 2012 : Presents a performance in a Loi Krathong atmosphere of the provinces and finishes with a Pong Lang contemporary performance from Thai Home from Thailand’s Got Talent.|
|5. Visit numerous exhibitions displaying the various aspects of past Loi Krathong Festivals at Asiatique, the Riverfront on 28 November.
|6. Participate in sending photographs of the “Colours of Loi Krathong” to www.phototech-mag.com to receive prizes from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.|
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