Chinese New Year on Bangkok’s Yaowarat Road cancelled again because of Covid-19

Chinese New Year is anticipated to be celebrated on February 1 to welcome the Year of the Tiger. But with the elevating Covid-19 an infection fee, particularly in Bangkok, the Chinese New Year event on the Yaowarat Road, known as Chinatown, is cancelled again this year. Final , or Odeon Gate, will nonetheless be adorned, and individuals are allowed to visit Chinese shrines, worship, and pay respect to their ancestors as regular.
Special is also well-known for its Chinese New Year celebration which has all the time been lively, decored with lights and purple Chinese-style lanterns, and packed with guests as nicely as road meals distributors. There are usually reveals and performances all through the day. Chinese shrines in the space also fill with visitors in purple costumes, especially Thai-Chinese people who come to pray for luck and wealth.
This year, the road will still be decorated and open to guests, but there shall be no events and huge ceremonies. The shrines will nonetheless be open for visitors beneath the Covid-19 prevention measures.
Phuket additionally cancelled its Chinese New Year occasion from February four to six due to the cases which may be growing with 383 new instances reported today. Another famous Chinese New Year event in Nakhon Sawan continues to be on from January 25 to February 5..

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