Articles Tagged ‘central world’

The Lee Boys and Rhythm of the Earth World Festival (photos)

The Lee Boys and Rhythm of the Earth World Festival (photos) February 18, 2011 | free | Read More
There’s still time to see some of the fine local and international acts at the 6th annual Rhythm of the Earth World Festival in Bangkok. We have updated yesterday’s posted information with a copy of the festival’s event schedule. If you missed the Lee Boys last night, you missed a great...

Bangkok’s Rhythm of the Earth World Festival Begins – Free Live Music

Bangkok’s Rhythm of the Earth World Festival Begins – Free Live Music February 17, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Live world music and awesome barbecue will be happening this week and weekend during the 6th Annual Rhythm of the Earth World Festival in Bangkok. Head on down to Central World to check it out — it’s free! Various local and international musical acts will give free performances on a stage...

New Year’s Eve in Bangkok 2010

New Year’s Eve in Bangkok 2010 December 29, 2010 | Events | Read More
It’s time to put the bang in Bangkok. Another New Year is upon us and it’s time to ring it in. Forget New York/Times Square with all the snow and cold; Bangkok hits a steamy high of about 90 F/ 32 C during the sunny days, but gets pleasant (cold by Thai standards) at night with a temp of...

Bangkok Christmas

Bangkok Christmas December 23, 2010 | Events | Read More
While Thailand, being primarily a Buddhist country (with a bit of Muslim mixed in), does not celebrate Christmas as a national religious holiday, it certainly does bring in the commercial version of the festival. Sales are on at the malls, Santa hats are out on the pretty sales girls, and the beer gardens...

Central World Re-opens in Bangkok

Central World Re-opens in Bangkok September 30, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Call me skeptical but I was a little suspicious when it was announced that 80% of the burnt-out mall — the second largest in Asia (OK, the largest burnt-out one) was set to re-open this week. From the Skytrain one can still see deep into the blackened floors and quite a bit of space is still just...

Bangkok: Clean Up

May 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Bangkok: Together We Can Bangkok’s downtown streets received a serious cleaning Sunday. Seemingly borrowing on an Obama slogan (“Together We Can”), Bangkok Metropolitan Authority put out a call for volunteers to help city employees clean up the mess left behind by the Red Shirt protesters and the...

Bangkok Protests Update: Red Shirts Go the Mall

April 4, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Saturday April 3, 2010 the Red Shirt protestors held another massive rally drawing together tens of thousands to block the major Ratchaprasong intersection downtown next to the popular tourist attraction Erawan Shrine and thus shutting down the biggest of the shopping complexes: Central World and Siam...