Bangkok Chinese New Year 2013
Chinese New Year Celebrations in Bangkok 2013
Bangkok, particularly, Yaowaraj wears a festive spirit during the Chinese New year | CNY 2013. Yaowaraj is officially the Chinatown of Bangkok and contains a number of Chinese restaurants, markets and business establishments. The streets in this region of Bangkok are filled with dragon dancers and the entire area is lit up with colourful lights with firecrackers going in the background.
Dynamic sights and sounds.
If you are traveling to Bangkok during the Chinese New Year 2013, you could see the Chinese business establishments, Chinese restaurants and homes being decorated with red paper lantern, Chinese calligraphy banners and colourful posters. Some of the main events that takes place during the Chinese New Year 2013 Bangkok celebrations include
1. Dragon parades
2. Acrobatic dances
3. Dazzling fireworks
All these three events should not be missed as they form a visual spectacle to the eye
Where to stay during your visit.
Bangkok has many fine Hotels to make your stay enjoyable. Here is a selection.
Important things to do during your visit to Bangkok.
In the year 2013, Chinese New year falls on 10th February 2013, which is a Sunday. If you are planning a visit to Bangkok during that weekend in February, you should definitely visit the Leng Noei Yi Temple on Charoen Krung Street to pay respect to the gods. As part of the celebrations you could chose to wear a red shirt or a red blouse to get in sync with the festive atmosphere. The Chinatown area of Bangkok is filled with traditional gold shops and you could purchase a gold coin to start the year on a bright note. You could also try out some traditional Chinese snacks and dishes in one of the Chinese roadside restaurants. If you are planning a visit to the Chinatown in Bangkok next year then it should be ideally on the Chinese New Year 2013 Bangkok. There are a number of star Hotels that provide exciting discounts to celebrate the Chinese New Year. You could make use of the discounted rates by making a booking at least two months in advance.
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