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CPN along with a parade of celebrities to jump start the Year of the Monkey at Thailand Countdown 2016 extravaganza!

December 14, 2015 Destination Thailand No Comments Print Print Email Email

12239590_10153444680164748_7087060127904997642_nCentral Pattana PLC, together with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Royal Thai Police, Advanced Info Service PLC, Chang International Co. Ltd., Toyota Motor Thailand Co. Ltd., Seiko Thailand Co. Ltd., GMM Grammy PLC, Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association (RSTA), Index Creative Village PLC, and Channel 3 Television together held a press conference to announce Thailand Countdown 2016, themed Monkey in Electric Jungle, an event to bid farewell to 2015 and to welcome 2016: the Year of the Monkey. A parade of Thailand’s celebrities participating in the event, led by actor Son Yuk Songpaisan, luktung singer Tuktan Chollada, and the boys of Yesterday will pack the venue with entertainment and help guests count down to 2016 in style with the use of state-of-the-art technology that will leave everyone feeling like they have just witnessed something extraordinarily out-of-this-world.


Dr. Natakit Tangpoonsinthana, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Central Pattana PLC, divulged that, “The signature and most fun event by CentralWorld that everyone is eagerly waiting for is the countdown; it is even named one of the top 10 countdown events of the world. This year CPN is organizing THAILAND COUNTDOWN under the theme Monkey in Electric Jungle, which is the core event out of all activities being held at eight CPN venues across the nation, led by AIS Bangkok Countdown 2016 at CentralWorld. We would like to invite everyone to join us; there will be marvelous special effects and fantastic music that will get you jumping up and down to the beat, ushering in 2016.”

“In addition, we bring the first-time-ever Thai Fight Countdown right in the heart of Rachaprasong intersection to promote Thailand’s Culture and Sport through the tourists’eyes and we have invested in turning the façade of CentralWorld into a large state-of-the-art LED screen; it is 1,400 square meters in size, which is an equivalent of eight volleyball courts. On top of showing advanced motion graphics from celebrated artists, the screen can also be programmed to show texts of beautiful wishes, like a giant greeting card for passers by to see. Furthermore, CentralWorld is prepared to ramp up its security during the event and has prepped its parking services, restrooms, elevators for guests. We encourage our guests to come via the SkyTrain or other mass transit means as they would be more convenient.”

Mr. Pornrat Janejarassakul, Vice President of Marketing Communications at Advanced Info Service PLC or AIS, the main sponsor of this event, stated that “AIS, a provider of high-quality cellular service, has always aimed to deliver the best to our customers. In partnership with many of our allies, we are organizing AIS Bangkok Countdown 2016 at CentralWorld, as a gift to our customers and fellow Thai citizens, to say goodbye to 2015 and receive the coming of 2016. We’ve been the main sponsor of the countdown for the past three years, and this time the event will be held from December 25 to 31 in front of CentralWorld. This year’s theme is Electric Jungle, where guests will get a kick out of the number of digital games available for their entertainment. We also have many prizes to give away to AIS customers on the night where enthusiastic audience will count down together to 2016. On top of the concert, in which many famed artists will keep you company, throughout the event AIS will continue to deliver the best of everything to our customers and fellow Thai citizens, keeping them merry in celebration of the new year. We’d like to invite you to come and count down to the first day of 2016 with us.”


Mr. Marut Buranasetkul, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Thai Beverage PLC, another sponsor of the event, revealed that this year, Chang, in partnership with CPN, will ensure that you and your friends have plenty of good times and memorable experiences while waving goodbye to 2015 and welcoming 2016 at Thailand Countdown 2016 held at five CentralPlaza and CentralFestival locations—namely CentralPlaza WestGate, CentralFestival Chiang Mai, CentralPlaza Salaya, CentralFestival Hat Yai, and CentralFestival Samui. In addition to counting down to 2016 while enjoying concerts by famed artists, Chang invites you to bask in the atmosphere of celebration at the special Chang Live Park brimming with fun, music, and food across all five locations of CentralPlaza and CentralFestival.


Heartthrob actor Son Yuk Songpaisan, with his gorgeous smile, invited everyone to the celebration at the press conference held under the concept State of the Art Jumping Monkey in Electric Jungle, a land of technology made for borderless imagination, home to this year’s mascot: the Jumping Monkey. On top of vibrant graphics, there were also actress Yam Matira Tantiprasut, singer Tuktan Chollada, and Yesterday music band to keep everyone entertained in the midst of a merry atmosphere that CPN has created with marvelous elements such as the tallest Christmas tree in Southeast Asia, chic year-end gifting promotions, and wow-factor graphics on the plasma screen of a digital clock counting down 29 Days : 00 Hours : 00 Minutes : 00 Seconds as if to get everyone all anticipated and excited for the event.


Prepare for the grand countdown extravaganza while ushering in the new year,
the Year of Monkey, at “Thailand Countdown 2016: Monkey in Electric Jungle” at CentralWorld and also at CentralPlaza Westgate, CentralPlaza Salaya, CentralFestival Samui, CentralFestival Chiang Mai, CentralFestival Hat Yai, CentralPlaza Udon Thani, and CentralPlaza Surat Thani. Well, what are you waiting for? Get yourself ready for some great fun!

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