Just like many other parts in the world, people of Thailand also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January however the celebrations are grand for the Thai New Year (Songkran) with generally takes place between 13 to 15 April.
Bangkok is one of the liveliest cities in Thailand and it celebrates New Year in grand manner. There are New Year Countdown events taking place in every corner of the city, but the major event venue is the Ratchaprasong Intersection in the main shopping and business district. Here a variety of stage performances by leading Thai artists take place which is followed by a magnificent fireworks display and the new year countdown.
The main New Year fireworks displace takes place outside the Central World Mall where towering over the square is a 69-foot greeting ball tower from where at the stroke of midnight, a large ball drops, similar to New York’s Times Square tradition.
If you happen to come to Bangkok to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then apart from fireworks display you can also see other famous places and monuments in Bangkok city like – Floating Markets, Baiyoke Tower II , National Museum, Seashell Museum, Democracy Monument, Wat Arun, Giant Swing, Victory Monument, The Grand Palace, Siam Ocean World Bangkok, Central World Mall, etc.
Apart from Bangkok, New Year Fireworks display, light and sound performances, cultural shows and concerts also take place in other major cities of Thailand.
If you are not present there in Bangkok during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Thailand New Year 2017 Fireworks Display from Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand falls in GMT/UTC + 7:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year seven hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
In Thailand, you can watch Bangkok New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE on TV on Channel 3, NBT, TPBS, etc.
People from other parts of the world can watch the LIVE broadcasts of Bangkok New Year Fireworks display on TV channels like CNN, BBC, ABC, NBC, etc. You can also watch Bangkok New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE Streaming on internet. In both the cases you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.