Awakening Bangkok 2021/22

Bangkok
25 March 2022

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Awakening Bangkok 2021/22

Awakening Bangkok is a lighting installation festival that gathers several local artists in the old quarter of the capital. Awakening Bangkok 2021/22 is the fourth iteration of the festival, but the first time there will be a daytime show and the first time it will be organized in five locations throughout the year.

The festival is being held from March 25th – April 3rd, 2022 at 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Charoenkrung and Talat Noi, extending all the way to Soi Nana Yaowarat. The festival will be held under the concept of “RE:VIVE” with the intention to portray that “lights play a part in ‘reviving’ the life and interest of the old city of Bangkok.”

Event highlights

Banner for Awakening Bangkok 2021/22

The festival features an exhibition of more than 50 art installations by local artists, a digital mapping showcase courtesy of GrabFood, fine-dining events by five famous Thai chefs, and a food market featuring famous restaurants.

Here are some of the works from Thai artists that will be displayed at the festival:

An artwork called Everyday We Live Our Lives by artists named Milkcarton and KIMBAB :)
“Everyday We Live Our Lives” by Milkcarton X KIMBAB 🙂 at Prince Theater Heritage Stay.
An artwork called R.den by an artist named Red.cose
“​​R.den” by Red.cose at Central: The Original Store.
An artwork called You Will See Me Everywhere! by an artist named Sawasdee
“You Will See Me Everywhere!” by Sawasdee at the Marine Police Lodge.
An artwork called Bloom by an artist named TYJ
“Bloom” by TYJ at Bangrak Riverview.

For those who cannot attend the upcoming Awakening Bangkok 2021/22 at Charoenkrung, Talat Noi, and Soi Nana, later events will be scheduled nationwide as follows:

  • Khon Kaen in May 2022 
  • Chiang Mai in November 2022
  • Charoenkrung in December 2022

For more information about the event, visit TIme Out Bangkok’s official website, Facebook Page, Twitter, Instagram or at editorial@timeoutbangkok.com.

About the organizers

Time Out Bangkok is organizing Awakening Bangkok 2021/22 in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau, GrabFood, Johnnie Walker, Tipco, and BGC Glass Studio. The previous event was held at Samyan from December 17th – 26th, 2021 under the theme, “Awakening Samyan: The Prelude.”

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