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Awakening Festivals 2023

Awakening Bangkok light fest to light up the city on Nov 24 to Dec 3, with a Chiang Mai spinoff planned

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The wait is over. Awakening Bangkok, the annual light and digital art festival of Bangkok, makes a comeback for its sixth edition. This time, the festival is set to illuminate Phra Nakhon and Pak Khlong Talat with 29 installations and digital art showcases themed “Time Passage” to spotlight the significance of old streets and canals in the Old Town.

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Awakening Bangkok is illuminated with support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), and Schweppes. Additional support comes from MQDC, OPPO Thailand, BGC, Warner Music, Robinhood, Bangkok University, and Time Out Bangkok.

Check out the area map below, and click here to learn more about the installations.

Awakening Festivals 2023

Awakening Bangkok 2023
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Awakening Bangkok 2023

Get ready! Bangkok's annual lighting extravaganza, Awakening Bangkok, is back for its sixth edition.

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