April Bangkok events - Songkran & La Fête

28 Mar 2011

April events in Bangkok include;

La Fête – French festival all over city (01-30/04);
River City Auction – River City Mall, Bangkok, (02/04, starts 11:00);
Far East Movement – Crystal Grand Ballroom (04/04, starts 18:00);
Songkran – Buddhist New Year festival with three-day waterfight (13-15/10, starts dawn);

April 01-30: La Fête French Festival
Where: all over city
When: Various times
All things French hit Bangkok with La Fête. Besides the regular art exhibitions and concerts, there have also been puppet and street theatre shows plus a French film festival, not to mention plenty of fantastic Gallic cuisine.

April 02: River City Auction
Where: River City Mall, Trok Rongnamkhaeng, Bangkok,
When: starts 11:00
This monthly auction, held at the River City Shopping Complex Auction House, is a fantastic place to source genuine antiques or traditional Thai handicrafts. Lots may be viewed for five days beforehand between 11:00 and 17:00.

April 04: Far East Movement
Where: Impact Crystal Grand Ballroom
When: starts 18:00
The influential Asian-American pop group come to the Thai capital with their popular brand of underground LA urban music based on spectacular live shows and a strong Internet presence.

April 13-15: Songkran Thai New Year
Where: All over the city
When: Dawn until dusk
Prepare to get thoroughly soaked with the crowds on Khao San Road and all over the city at the traditional Buddhist New Year celebration of Songkran. The watery festival goes on all night and is probably the best time of year to visit Thailand.

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