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“ICONSIAM” is spreading a joyful spirit in “Bangkok Illumination at ICONSIAM” featuring an array of Thai-style Christmas trees and the first floor mapping in Thailand

December 4, 2018 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

ICONSIAM, landmark development and iconic landmark of Thailand’s eternal prosperity on the Chao Phraya River, recently held an opening ceremony of “Bangkok Illumination at ICONSIAM”, taking place until January 31, 2019, at ICONSIAM on Charoen Nakorn Road to promote the country’s remarkable arts and culture among Thai and foreign visitors during the festive season. The opening ceremony started with “River of Life, River of Art” performance before Mr.Taweesak Lertprapan, Deputy Governor of Bangkok, marked an official opening at River Park, ICONSIAM, which was studded with ICONSIAM management, sponsors, and renowned actors and celebrities coming to celebrate the season of joy.

Mrs. Chadatip Chutrakul, Director of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., said, “ICONSIAM, The ICONSIAM Residence Corporation Ltd., The ICONSIAM Superlux Residence Corporation Ltd., and Siam Commercial Bank jointly hosted “Bangkok Illumination at ICONSIAM” by the Chao Phraya River for the first time in Thailand. The event aims to not only display contemporary arts that embody traditional Thai patterns representing the national identity, but also promote the country’s remarkable arts and culture among Thai and foreign visitors during the festive season. Furthermore, it will reinforce the position of Bangkok as one of the ‘top tourist destinations in the world’ by presenting ‘the first in the world’ and ‘the first in Thailand’.

ICONSIAM, the latest iconic landmark by the Chao Phraya River, opens its door to welcome all visitors to join Christmas and New Year celebration. They will be captivated by the longest line of Christmas trees stretching more than 400 meters along the river. The sparkling trees were inspired by Thai identity. “Lotus”, symbol of life, was re-interpreted to represent the worship of river, which blesses people with joyful New Year. ‘Bai Sri’ symbolizes the gesture of presenting a New Year gift to everyone. Also featured in the event will be ‘Magic Carpet Bangkok’ by Miguel Chevalier and Software Cyrille Henry & Antoine Villeret, Mr. Chevalier’s largest interactive multimedia mapping or floor mapping. Miguel Chevalier, world-renowned French artist who pioneers digital and virtual arts and is the mastermind behind this great creation, applies an advanced lighting technology to feature an exquisite art that incorporates Thai patterns and national identity in an interactive way. Projected on a vast area, the art invites visitors to step out of the reality into the virtual world.

Be invited into the magical light carpet, which is on display from today – December 27, 2018 and January 5 – 31, 2019. In addition, throughout eight weeks, the visitors will enjoy a wide array of entertainment performed in two rounds, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., every weekend in rotation. Throughout December, they will be entertained by “River of Life, River of Art” performance. As a highlight Christmas celebration on December 25, Santa and Santarina will spread the joy while a choir will sing Christmas carols in an angelic voice. Throughout January, a colourful parade of drummers will excite visitors with their beat under “the colourful rhythm” concept. On January 12, kids should not miss a range of fun awaiting them to celebrate the National Children’s Day.

Those interested are welcome to explore and admire the magical light displayed amid joyous ambience and River view like never before at River Park, ICONSIAM on Charoen Nakorn Road, between today and January 31, 2019.

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