- Bangkok Countdown 2012 to take place at CentralWorld

December 09, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
People celebrating the new year will be heading down to the CentralWorld shopping centre on December 31st 2011 for the Bangkok Countdown 2012.
The retail district typically plays host to the biggest countdown event in the Thai capital each year, with hundreds of thousands of people set to turn up and ring in 2012 in style.
Over the course of the evening, attendees will find plenty of activities to entertain them, including live performances from Thai pop musicians, a beer garden and various competitions.
It will culminate at midnight with the countdown itself, which will be accompanied by spectacular fireworks and a laser show that all the family can enjoy.
Those wishing to attend the countdown are advised to get there as early as possible, as traffic is likely to get busy in the evening.
CentralWorld itself is one of the biggest retail hubs in Bangkok, attracting more than 150,000 customers on a daily basis.
Among the businesses on site are B2S, Thailand's largest bookstore, as well as the Central FoodHall, which contains more than 70 places to eat.
New year revellers can find a generous selection of Bangkok hotels at, including the Twin Towers Hotel.
Find out more about the location at

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