Awakening Bangkok 2019

Awakening Bangkok at Charoenkrung road
Image adapted from THE STANDARD, MThai, and Thaiticketmajor

Charoenkrung Road is famous in Thailand for being its very first concrete road that was built to make way for business connections around the city. Today, there are many historic buildings from the olden days as well as modern cafes and art galleries around the area. It’s a popular spot to relax thanks to its artsy vibe.

The upcoming Awakening Bangkok 2019 will be adding a vibrant twist to the Charoenkrung area with tones of light installations – Instagram hunters stay tuned!

10-day long light festival in November

Festival of Light Awakening Bangkok
Image credit: MThai

The event is organised by TimeOut Thailand in collaboration with Tourism Authority of Thailand and Mitsubishi Motors, bringing this interactive art exhibit to town for the 2nd time from 15-24 November 2019.

Light festival in Bangkok
The Lost Traveller from Khopfa Chanpensri at Charoenkrung Soi 30
Image credit: THE STANDARD

The event will feature a variety of works from both Thai and international artists, ranging from popular creators to upcoming artists and even art students. So, get ready for some fresh and interesting ideas that’ll be waiting to surprise you there. 

Over 30 exhibits and photo stops

2018 Awakening Bangkok
Areacycle from Muststart in Charoenkrung Soi 32
Image credit: THE STANDARD

Last year’s event saw Awakening Bangkok feature over 20 artworks that illuminated the Charoenkrung area. This year, get ready for more as there will be over 30 exhibits on display. Prepare your cameras for it!

Awakening Bangkok 2019
California Dream from Splendour Solis Collective at Prince Theatre Heritage Stay
Image credit: TimeOut Thailand

The main showcase will be set at the Grande Postel Building near Charoenkrung Soi 34, and will also be around places rich in heritage such as Charoenkrung Soi 32, Warehouse 30, Prince Theater Heritage Stay, Si Phraya Pier, San Chao Rong Kueak, Talat Noi, and Lhong 1919

Bangkok light festival
Red & Yellow Tubes from Liam Morgan at O.P. Place
Image credit: THE STANDARD

The light installations will be shining bright from 6pm – 11pm, and the best part is that it is free to attend! 

Stay tuned for more information on their event page here.

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Event Information
Awakening Bangkok 2019
Grand Postal Office,
Near Cheroenkrung Soi 34,
Bang Rak Sub-district,
Bang Rak District,
Bangkok 10500.
15 - 24 Nov 2019
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm