Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2024: A Festive Fusion in Bangkok

Chinese New Year

Bangkok, a city celebrated for its dynamic culture and diverse populace, sparkles with excitement and hues as it gears up for the Chinese New Year.

This 2024, the Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, February 10th, heralding the Year of the Dragon, an emblem of great importance in Chinese traditions. Although not a public holiday in Thailand, Bangkok’s Chinese community usually takes a day off to spend cherished moments with loved ones. The eve of the Chinese New Year is marked by ancestral prayers and a communal feast.

Yaowarat, Bangkok’s bustling Chinatown, is the epicenter of these celebrations. The streets buzz with worshippers, crackling firecrackers, and enchanting dragon dance performances. Culinary delights are at their peak here, with street stalls offering an array of traditional Chinese fare – from dumplings and spring rolls to roasted duck and sweet confections. It’s a culinary paradise for locals and tourists alike.

Visiting temples, such as the famed Wat Mangkon Kamalawat on Charoen Krung Street, is a popular New Year’s Day tradition. Visitors, donned in red, engage in prayers and rituals. It’s customary to avoid black or dark clothing, sharp objects, arguments, and any talk of illness or the deceased on this day. Partaking in these celebrations is a splendid way to delve into the rich Chinese cultural heritage and welcome the new year.

At The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, we’re excited to ring in the Year of the Dragon. We’re offering a special Chinese New Year set for THB 12,999 suitable for 10 persons, which includes delicacies like Braised Shark’s Fin Soup with Conpoy and Mushrooms, Emperor King Crab Salad, and Wok-Fried Jumbo Scallop with X.O. Sauce.

Our premium set, priced at THB 15,999 for 10 persons, features Braised Shark’s Fin Soup with Yunnan Ham, Hokkaido Scallop with Orange Yuzu Emulsion Salad, Aromatic BBQ Whole Suckling Pig Thai Style, and more.

For bookings or more details, please reach out to us at 02 309 9999 ext. 3134. Join us for a memorable Chinese New Year celebration!

To secure your seat at this extraordinary dining event, please visit WWW.BERKELEYPRATUNAM.COM or reach out to us at 02 309 9999 EXT. 3134 for additional information. We cordially invite you and your loved ones to join us in celebrating this special occasion with delectable cuisine and cherished memories.