Bangkok, Thailand – Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year is just not celebrated in China, but is also celebrated in other parts of the world.

In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Thailand

Thailand is one of those countries which celebrates Chinese New Year in a grand manner. The festival is the most important event for the Thai-Chinese people in Thailand.

In Thailand the main celebrations of Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year will take place at the Yaowarat Road, Bangkok which is one of the world’s largest Chinatowns.

In Yaowarat Road, Bangkok, the entire length of street comes to life with crowds of worshippers, exploding firecrackers, dragon dancers, and families of Chinese descent who gather to partake in the street fanfare as well as enjoy sumptuous Chinese banquets.

In Thailand, the Chinese New Year Celebrations 2017 will not be limited to Bangkok. They will also take place in Nakhon Sawan (Paknam Pho), Nakhon Sawan (Ta Khli), Songkhla (Hat Yai), Suphan Buri, Ratchaburi, Ayutthaya, Trang, Chachoengsao, Nakhon Ratchasima, Chon Buri (Pattaya), Udon Thani, Chiang Mai, Phetchaburi, Sakon Nakhon, etc.