Established in 1999 to commemorate His Majesty, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 6th cycle birthday, the annual Bangkok International Festival of Dance and Music is happening again this year from September 11- October 23.
The festival, which features world class talents from all over the world, humbly started from just having 6 performances and 200 artists. Due to the excellence that it annually shows, it has grown to present 20 majestic performances with more than a thousand artists taking the stage for six weeks.
International Cultural Promotions Limited is excited to run this year’s 20th anniversary celebration for the festival. Now, on its 21st year, ICPL is proud to organize one of the most highly profiled and prestigious performing arts festival that visitors will surely enjoy.
“We are proud to continue to raise awareness and appreciation of the world of arts. As the Festival showcases traditionally classical ballets, symphony orchestras and folk traditions, the Festival also features modern dance & music like contemporary pop and Broadway musicals to present an eclectic programme for all.”
Through the years, the Festival has attracted an audience of millions of people. With the reputation that it has gained, ICPL hopes to attract local attendees and encourage tourism in Bangkok during the festival time. By inviting international talents to perform in Bangkok, they hope to build stronger international relations for Thailand, create a more positive image of Bangkok and pursue in putting the city on the map to be the ultimate destination for arts and culture.
Through the years, Bangkok International Festival of Dance & Music has gained recognition as one of the most outstanding performing arts events in the Asia. A landmark in Bangkok and Thailand’s cultural calendar, one shouldn’t miss seeing it while visiting the Kingdom.