Although the Thai government had asked for cooperation by cancelling countdown events, many prime locations across Bangkok, which had been granted prior permission from authorities, continued with their events, but with strict COVID-19 control measures.

Iconsiam showcased an eco-friendly fireworks made from Thai sticky rice. Created by Japan’s pyrogenic expert Oguchi Yoshimasa, it lighted up the sky over a 1.4km stretch of the majestic Chao Phraya River allowing viewers to see the fireworks within a 5km radius.

Due to concerns about the spread of Covid, visitors were required to show proof of vaccination (at least two doses) and a negative ATK result before entering the outdoor activities.

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