The Awakening 2021/2022 Bangkok festival of lights will run from 25 March to 3 April. Here is what you can expect to see.
What is the Awakening 2021/2022 Bangkok
This is an annual festival of lights that illuminates some of the iconic and charming neighbourhoods in Bangkok. This year’s event is organised by Time Out and supported by various partners such as Johnnie Walker, GrabFood, Tat, Tipco, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Creative Economy Agency (CEA). The theme for this year’s festival is RE: VIVE. This theme represents how the festival aims to play a key role in reviving tourism in the participating neighbourhoods.
What to expect in this year’s aestival
The Awakening 2021/2022 Bangkok festival will this year see an addition of more than 50 pieces of decorations and lighting. This is so that the lights can display more areas along the Bang Rak to Charoen Krung Road, and Soi Nana to Talat Noi. The addition of more areas means visitors to the event now have a wide plethora of choices when for hotels nearby. During the 10-day event, drinks will be offered at selected bars, cafes and galleries. The festival will also see the organisers cooperating with GrabFood in partnering with five leading chefs in Thailand to prepare delicacies. Furthermore, cuisines will be served in front of the Bang Rak Central Post Office.
This year’s Awakening 2021/2022 Bangkok is aimed at energising iconic neighbourhoods with a view of reviving tourism. The addition of lights and decorations now mean more areas will be covered for the 10-day spectacular show.
photocredits to Tanisorn Vongsoontorn/Time Out Bangkok