Songkran is upon us once more! The yearly festival commemorating the Thai New Year is highly anticipated by everyone in the kingdom, and it is celebrated with huge enthusiasm by citizens both young and old, with rising numbers of foreigners looking to get involved.
CentralWorld offers an unforgettable Songkran experience right in the heart of downtown Bangkok: if you would like a captivating atmosphere, and fun-filled entertainment options, including two scintillating music and water festivals featuring well-known artists which are expected to draw over 200,000 visitors, then this Ratchaprasong mall is the one for you!
After the success of the New Year countdown events, resulting in CentralWorld becoming known as the “Times Square of Asia”, the giant shopping hub is now taking charge of the summer festivities, hosting many exciting activities that are sure to leave you impressed.
SUPERFLUID – Bangkok’s Phenomenal Music and Water Festival!
Get ready for a Songkran party unlike any you have ever attended before – SUPERFLUID sees CentralWorld collaborate with 4NOLOGUE, the renowned event organizer, to create the ultimate Songkran splash celebration. The incredible music and water festival hosts a lineup of over 100 artists and DJs, and a huge amount of water for everyone to play with!
With the expertise of 4NOLOGUE in curating top quality events, the partnership promises to create memorable moments in the heart of the city, surrounded by crowds of revellers. CentralWorld Square is the place to be, and April 14th to 16th are the days to join the fun.
The mini-concert series to celebrate Songkran has a different schedule of talented artists each day. Don’t miss the chance to catch your favourite performers live, as they whip the hordes of party-goers into a frenzy with an endless spray of water raining down on them.
TRINITY, as seen in the first of the two photos immediately above, are the hugely popular Thai pop boyband formed in 2019. They have amassed a big following, and SUPERFLUID provides their legion of fans an opportunity to catch Sivakorn, Lapat, and Jackrin perform a special Songkran set of TRINITY’s biggest hits on the first day of the outstanding event.
bXd is the five-member girl group seen in the photo above, who have risen to huge fame this year after their debut digital single “Just Dance” was released in January. Amy, Chari, MIU2, Primy, and S.NY are sure to give a showstopping performance for their many fans.
Other star performers at SUPERFLUID include LAZ1, DVI, Jaylerr, Pretzelle, 8TURN, THE7, PROXIE, and ALALA. There are also a number of popular DJs spinning at the event, such as DJ Aris, DJ Joy Lila, DJ Riviere, and DJ Gail Warner, all ready to get everyone dancing.
Central Pattana Has Unveiled Thailand’s Songkran Festival 2023
Central Pattana, Thailand’s largest shopping mall operator, has teamed up with renowned partners to launch Thailand’s Songkran Festival 2023 – Songkran Entertainment, that has the mission to present Songkran as a world-class festival with CentralWorld, and 37 other Central branches nationwide, putting the nation’s festivities on the map on a global scale.
The company would like to encourage both local and international visitors to travel within Thailand by establishing festival landmarks in major cities at its multiple branches all over the kingdom, during the peak season commencing on April 7th and running to April 16th.
It is hoped that festival celebrations will boost spending, and stimulate the Thai economy in the second quarter, by the equivalent of the levels achieved during previous year-end countdown periods. Retaining Thai culture and traditions are key goals of the campaign.
A number of different activities are available at each of the Central locations, to celebrate Songkran in style: the locations pulling in big amounts of tourists, such as Central Phuket, and Central Festival Pattaya, will host music festivals so visitors can enjoy the spectacles.
There is also an emphasis being placed on making Thailand’s Songkran culture last, such as paying respect to Buddha, pouring water on Buddha images, and asking for blessings. Another highlighted activity is Thai dance and exhibitions, to raise awareness of Thai arts and culture in order to promote the Thai identity so that visitors can feel more welcomed.
Delicious foods are a big part of what makes Songkran so special: you can celebrate this year with your family at a myriad of popular local restaurants, under the concept of “Thai Market Entertainment” which will be available at every Central shopping center to enjoy.
Central’s malls have some terrific competitions to take part in, as well as areas to check-in and snap photos to mark Songkran 2023! Some of the branches are organizing Songkran pageants and pop-up outdoor movie screenings, which should be massively entertaining.
Exclusive promotions are also available in every Central branch. Customers who are The 1 members can win top prizes, worth over 1.7 million baht in total: they include a brand-new car, an electric scooter, flight tickets, cash coupons, and many other highly-desired items.
From March 15 to May 15, tourists can enjoy a Tourist Welcome Package worth 3,000 baht, and score a 100 baht Gift Voucher, when spending 3,000 baht. KLOOK customers get an extra 100 baht Gift Voucher, when spending 2,000 baht at 15 participating tourists malls.
CentralWorld, Central Village, Central Rama 9, Central Festival Pattaya, Central Ayutthaya, Central Phuket, Central Chiang Rai, CentralPlaza Udon Thani, Central Festival Chiang Mai, Central Si Racha, Central Marina, Central Chiang Mai Airport, Central Chanthaburi, Central Festival Samui, and Central Hatyai are the branches that participate in the campaign.
Whether you celebrate Songkran at CentralWorld, or any of the other 37 Central locations in Thailand, your memories will last a lifetime. Visit CentralWorld’s website for more info.