Festivals in Bangkok – The catch of the city

By caleb on 16th September 2014
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Festivals in Bangkok – The catch of the city

The vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Bangkok is sensational year around with a palette of festivals happening very frequently. Even though the city is taken over by modernism, it is still an emblem of Thai culture for both residents and visitors. In order to enjoy these fabulous festivities, Atrium Bangkok, set in a convenient location, is one of the most fascinating Bangkok city hotels. To begin with, Chinese New Year, celebrated in Yaowaraj, takes place in January or February. This exhilarating celebration brings life to the official Chinatown with dragon dancers, fanfare, chromatic fireworks and exploding fire crackers. You can wear red clothes and join in with the festivities to feel the spirit of this festival. Songkran festival, celebrated in April, the warmest month of the year, …

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Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) – For Any Formal Occasion

Sri Lanka is a small South Asian island nation located just south of India. Known for its rich history, beautiful coastal features and booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka is fast becoming a hub of development in the region, and a great exhibition and convention centre Sri Lanka is the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. If you are planning on having any formal occasion in Sri Lanka get in touch with Nkar MICE, an excellent solution for meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions. The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) is one of Sri Lanka’s iconic landmarks, and has hosted a number of international and regional events. Located in heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, the BMICH is equipped with facilities and services, making it a suitable forum for …

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Idul Adha: Feast of the Sacrifice, a significant festival

Bali has over the years acquired a strong reputation as a premier holiday destination. Visitors desiring a Bali luxury spa resort will find a commendable choice in the COMO Shambhala Estate Bali. This fine accommodation offers luxurious rooms and attentive hospitality. The people of Bali belong to different ethnic groups and religions, and there is a strong Muslim community in this Indonesian island. In Bali as in Islamic communities around the world the Muslim faithful observe a number of special practices at this esteemed time of the year. Idul Adha falls during the time of the conclusion of the yearly Haj pilgrimage to the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia which is a fundamental element of Islam. At this time extensive prayer sessions are conducted in mosques as …

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The Ubud Writers and Readers Festival – Ensuring your literally crave is well satisfied!

Celebrating the love of reading and storytelling, the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival is the largest literary event in Southeast Asia. Hosting over 150 writers, the festival pays homage to the Balinese Hindu Godess of learning Saraswati and is therefore a culturally significant event that is held every year. In the past, the festival has boasted award winning authors such as the 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner Jeffrey Eugenides (author of the world renowned book the Virgin Suicides) and prolific journalists such as John Pilger. This year featuring acclaimed writers such as Amitav Ghosh, Sjón and a line of popular Australian writers the festival is as invigorating as ever! Keen Literary fans and book lovers searching for a luxury retreat, Bali offers Uma by COMO Ubud that is located …

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Suphanburi Tingkajad Festival – a colourful cultural parade

A beautiful festival that dates back to at least 100 consecutive years and considered to be a ritual of the Mahayana Buddhism is held in the month of August. If you are planning a holiday at a Bangkok resort, you could consider a stay at Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa that lies in close proximity to the venue of this festival. When travelling to Bangkok on either business or pleasure during august, you could visit the Suphanburi province and witness this spectacular festival which is bound to be a stress reliever. Many poor people attend this parade for free meals and the other provisions. There are different parts included in this spectacular parade, a few being the Chinese exhibitions, donations offered to the Chinese monks that makes …

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Thai Short Film & Video Festival in Bangkok, a delight for the film enthusiast

The mesmerizing city of Bangkok offers many attractions for the visitor, including sightseeing highlights, cultural attractions and a host of festivals and events. If you are selecting Sathorn apartments an appealing choice would be the Ascott Sathorn Bangkok. This fine accommodation provider offers well-appointed rooms and welcoming hospitality in a conveniently accessible location. The much anticipated Thai Short Film and Video Festival is a yearly film extravaganza held in the Thai capital Bangkok. This popular event which has been held since 1997 is devoted to creations such as short films, student films, animation, documentary films and experimental films. Conducted by the Thai Film Foundation this groundbreaking event provides a platform for local filmmakers, particularly independent film producers who create short Thai language films. A number of special programmes …

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