ICONSIAM Announces Spectacular "Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024" Event

ICONSIAM Announces Spectacular "Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024" Event

The phenomenal event set for December 29 to 31, 2023, at River Park, ICONSIAM, showcases Thai and international artists, along with a spectacular eco-friendly fireworks display.

Mr. Supoj Chaiwatsirikul, Managing Director of ICONSIAM Company Limited, announced, "The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), in collaboration with ICONSIAM Company Limited, The ICONSIAM Superlux Residence Corporation Company Limited, Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Company Limited, True Digital Group Company Limited, Coca-Cola (Thailand) Company Limited, CardEx, Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited, and Toyota Motor Thailand Company Limited, along with private sectors and communities along the Chao Phraya River, have come together to organise the upcoming event, 'Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024 at ICONSIAM.' This event is themed 'The Unrivaled Phenomenon of SIAM' and aims to support the tourism industry, promote Chao Phraya and Thailand as a Global Countdown Destination, and provide an extraordinary New Year's Eve experience. This remarkable collaboration among government agencies, the private sector, and communities along the Chao Phraya River comes with a total investment of 300 million baht, transforming the River Park area at ICONSIAM into a magnificent celebration venue. Our goal is to offer an unparalleled New Year's Eve experience, exceeding the expectations of both Thai people and global tourists. Anticipating a crowd of more than 11 million attendees, including event participants, viewers of the fireworks along the Chao Phraya River, and those tuning in from around the country and the world, we are confident that this event will leave a lasting impression, enhance the country's image, attract more tourists, and stimulate the tourism economy in Thailand.

Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), expressed, "The Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024, a grand year-end event held annually by TAT, showcases the diverse facets of Thailand in a destination that serves as a significant journey for both Thai and international travellers. This event not only promotes and boosts tourism in Thailand but also stimulates the economy sustainably, offering perpetual encouragement for tourism. Furthermore, it serves as a New Year's gift, spreading happiness to people across the country. TAT, in collaboration with ICONSIAM, has planned an exceptionally grand celebration along the Chao Phraya River, featuring a spectacular fireworks display at ICONSIAM that will enhance Thailand's tourism image globally, bringing vibrancy and a festive atmosphere to tourism in Thailand during the year-end, while playing a role in boosting income for the national economy.

Mr. Sing Limpirat, Deputy Director-General of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Department, stated, "The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has set a policy regarding the city's creative and cultural aspects through the 'Colorful Bangkok' project. Utilising cultural arts as a tool to transform the city's perspective through creative tourism, fostering vibrancy, liveliness, stimulating the economy, promoting the city's image, and reflecting the readiness of Bangkok to welcome global tourists. The BMA has coordinated cooperation between the public and private sectors under the 'Colorful Bangkok Winter Festival' project, organising activities simultaneously to boost year-end tourism and serve as a model for future nationwide and international development. The 'Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024' event at ICONSIAM, as the key private sector organising partner, stands out as a prominent highlight of the Colorful Bangkok event, not only adding vibrancy to the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok but also gaining international recognition, building a reputation comparable to global countdown events hosted by leading countries worldwide."

The Apex of the Worldwide Countdown Phenomenon in All Aspects

Mr. Supoj added that ICONSIAM is recognised as the Global Countdown Destination for Thailand's renowned New Year's Eve celebration, gaining international acclaim and being broadcasted to a global audience through various major news outlets such as CNN, BBC, AP, Reuters, ABC, and more. This year, the event aims to bring joy to the Thai people and tourists alike, with the following highlights:

  • The ultimate entertainment spectacle featuring top Thai and international artists on a special 360-degree stage. Thai artists include BameeKT, PERSES, Jeff Satur, Proxie, ViiS, 4EVE, ATLAS, Three Man Down, Zee-Pruk Panich, NuNew Chawarin Perdpiriyawong, PP-Krit Amnuaydechkorn, Billkin-Putthipong Assaratanakul, along with "BamBam" - Kunpimook Bhuwakul, a globally acclaimed Thai artist and a member of GOT7. Stay tuned for more world-class artists to be revealed soon.
  • The unrivaled phenomenon of the world-class eco-friendly fireworks display, "The Unrivaled Phenomenon of Siam," featuring 50,000 dazzling and record-breaking fireworks, the most extensive and eye-catching display in Thailand. This display is the result of collaboration with the Thai team and "Okujyo Yoshimasa," the world-renowned pyrotechnics director and winner of the 2023 Shinmei Fireworks Competition in Yamagata, Japan.
  • The pinnacle of the drone show phenomenon with the 3D Drone Celebration Show, involving over 2,000 drones illuminating the sky in a breathtaking display.

In addition, ICONSIAM invites everyone to participate in a fireworks photography competition under the theme 'The Unrivaled Phenomenon of SIAM.' Participants have the chance to win prizes worth over 200,000 Baht by capturing the joy and beauty of the fireworks display on New Year's Eve. Esteemed judges, including Mr. Tul Hirunyalawan, President of The Royal Photographic Society of Thailand, Mr. Chulawit Santipong, and Ms. Wannapong Surarochprajak, along with the talented actress who loves taking photographs, Nychaa - Nuttanicha Dungwattanawanich, are invited to join as judges as well. For those interested, details about the photography competition can be found on ICONSIAM's website at www.iconsiam.com," concluded Mr. Supoj.

Be part of the global countdown phenomenon, 'Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024 at ICONSIAM,' the grandest event that surpasses each year's festivities. Taking place from December 29 to 31 at River Park, ICONSIAM, the event is free of charge. Follow the details and conditions for participation at www.iconsiam.com or on Facebook: ICONSIAM. Alternatively, you can catch the excitement through 15 live broadcast channels, including Thairath TV HD 32, ONE31, PPTV HD 36, and TNN 16. Online viewers can tune in through Facebook on Thairath Online, Daily News Online, Channel ONE31, PPTV HD 36, TNN 16, Khaosod Matichon, and Feed. The live broadcast of the event will commence from 11:00 p.m. onwards. For an alternative virtual experience, tune in to ICONSIAM's online channels through Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and TikTok Live, starting from 7:15 p.m. onwards.

For members of the general public interested in attending the event, ICONSIAM is easily accessible via various transportation routes, including cars, buses, and passenger boats. If using public rail transportation, take the Silom Line to Krung Thonburi Station and then connect to the Gold Line BTS at G2 Charoen Nakhon Station for a convenient and quick journey to ICONSIAM. For more information and assistance, call 1338 or visit Facebook: ICONSIAM.

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