Bangkok (Thailand) – November 27, 2014 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Memotion, a Thailand-based boutique multi-media entertainment company, is bringing one of the world’s most thrilling music and dance events to the country, as part of its music marketing strategy.
Gravity Thailand 2014 presents Arcadia The Bangkok Landing, to take place on 29 November, following the success of TAT’s first music marketing activity, which took place on 15 June, 2013, generating more than 11 million Baht to Phetchaburi.
Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, the Governor of TAT said, “In 2014, we continue to leverage music marketing as part of our overall marketing activities to stimulate tourism. This year, we go the extra mile by bringing the latest innovation and creativity in the world’s music and dance event by presenting the Arcadia Spectacular, which is a futuristic mechanical cabaret, along with its Spider Stage and Lords of Lighting extravaganza.”
The Arcadia Spectacular is one of the highlights at the annual Glastonbury Festival of Performing Arts. The show’s wonderful vehicles and machines constructed from recycled materials also took the stage at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in the UK. The 360-degree Spider Stage is Arcadia’s largest and most radical structure while the Lords of Lightning are performers in bespoke chainmail suits harnessing four million volts of raw electricity between them.
Gravity Thailand 2014 presents Arcadia The Bangkok Landing will also host some of the very best in international and local DJ talents; such as, The Bloody Beetroots, Roni Size & Dynamic MC, SKiSM, Far Too Loud and the Arcadia Soundsystem.
The Gravity landing base will be in the front of Siam Park City (Suan Siam), a large outdoor area based just on the outskirts of Bangkok. Tickets are 2,500 Baht for regular entry and 3,500 Baht for deluxe entry that includes express entrance, deluxe bar area and two welcome drinks.
Entrance to the event will open at 16.00 hrs. while the show will start at 19.00 hrs. Prior to the show, music lovers and partygoers can enjoy displays highlighting the arts and tourist sites in Thailand, and also get the chance to shop for souvenirs and savour some delectable snacks and beverages.
Mr. Thawatchai said, “We expect the event to attract an audience of at least 20,000, generating about 200 million Baht to the Thai economy. The event will further enhance Thailand’s reputation as one of the world’s top tourist attractions, as well as one of the leading destinations for cultural and innovative events and festivals.”
For more information on Arcadia The Bangkok Landing:
Call Centre: +66 (0) 81 635 3755
International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: +66 (0) 2253 7419