New Year Festival in Thailand 2010 - Chonburi (Pattaya)
Date: 8 - 22 Febuary 2010
Venue: Bangkok (Chinarown on Yaowarat Road, CentralWorld Plaza, The National Theatre), Suphan Buri, Ratchaburi, Ayutthaya, Chonburi (Pattaya), Chiang Mai, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Ratcha Srima, Songhkla (Hat Yai), and Phuket.
Thailand's top destinations celebrate Chinese New Year in style with magnificent arts and colourful cultural performances presented by artists from 10 provinces in China. These visiting groups provide rare insights into China's vast cultural diversity with authentic demonstrations of Shaolin Kung Fu and acrobatics, Chinese opera,traditional puppet demonstrations, mask-changing dances, and Chinese music performances. There are also tribal dances from Tibet and Mongolia.
One of the main venues in Bangkok is the city's Chinatown, a fascinating maze of streets and lanes crammed with shops, restaurants and street-side stalls. But there are celebrations to mark the arrival of the Year of thr Tiger in the city's up-scale shopping disrtict around Central World Plaza and the National Theatre next to Sanam Luang.
Chinese communuties abound in various provinces in Thailand, So visitors are never too far from the colourful, robust celebrations that mark the arrival of the New Year. Phuket town on the southern island is an important venue for both religious and social celebrations. Ayutthaya 70 km north of Bangkok is another popular venue, while Pattaya on the eastern seaboard, Chiang Mai in th north and Songkhla on the southern coastline of the Gulf of Thailand are equally impressive places to visit during Chinese New Year celebrations.
For more information, please contact: Events Planning Division, Tourism Authority of Thailand
Tel: 0 2250 5500 ext. 3465-7, call center 1672 or www.tourismthailand.org
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