Chiang Mai’s “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022” festival starts today with extravagant light and sound shows and strict Covid-19 control measures.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand organized the festival at the Royal Park Rajapruek. People can register for their visits beforehand until Dec. 31 as the number of visitors to the festival is limited at 1,500 daily.
The festival begins at 5 p.m. with the theme of “Magical Night”, featuring northern cultural shows, the London Symphony Orchestra and Jo Louis puppet shows.
There will be a “Northern Lights” light show on the New Year’s Eve.
Visitors can also enjoy delicious northern foods from a large number of food stalls by famous eateries in Chiang Mai.
Interested people must register for their visits beforehand via the QueQ app, show their certificates of full Covid-19 vaccination or antigen tests conducted within the past 72 hours or pass antigen tests provided free of charge at the entrance of the festive venue.