Thai New Year Songkran 2023

The fun vibe of the Thai Songkran Festival has begun, where massive of people around the world came out to celebrate and enjoy water splashing for the first time after three years. This year, Central Pattana has included memorable moments in each region nationwide, where people escape the heat to experience the beauty of Thai culture as well as entertainment from world-class music festivals at Central shopping centers, Songkran landmark of each region, across the country under campaign 'THAILAND'S SONGKRAN FESTIVAL 2023'. Experience a fantastic music festival as well as immerse the beauty of local traditions of each region in Thailand.

Central Pattana has joined hands with partners to put forward Songkran festival with spectacular entertainment activities that combine both cultural and entertainment aspects e.g. the water festival, the best water-splashing spot in the heart of the city at centralwOrld. The festival achievements included Superfluid, a world-class music festival among the water flow, a Buddha image water-pouring ceremony, – 'Khon' performances and retro markets.

The highlight of Songkran landmarks took place nationwide at Central Phuket – Big Island Water Fun, the largest EDM party on the island, Central Pattaya – Water Splash Festival packed with popular artists and DJs, the free concert at Central Korat in 'PEPSI Presents Songkran Korat 2023', Central Khonkaen – hosted a free concert and meet a famous artists, Central Hatyai Songkran Festival, the largest Songkran event in the south region, Central Chiangmai Songkran FunFest 2023, the largest Songkran landmark in the North, Central Chiangrai – Chang Songkarn NEON Party concert, Central WestGate – Westgate Songkran Concert 2023. Highlights cultural activities such as Central Pinklao – hosted the special 'Khon' performance of Ban Narasilp, Central Salaya – hosted a mini-scale 'Khon' show from Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Elementary), Central Chiangmai Airport – the Paslop dance of 500 dancers, the largest Paslop dance show in the North, Central Udon – Somtam Entertainment contest, Central Suratthani – showed over 50 amazing kites at the World Champion International Kites Show and Songkran Wanlai Festival 2023 at Central Pattaya hosted fresh splash festival of the year featuring popular artists, DJs and fun free concert.

Central Pattana Public Company Limited (“the Company” or “Central Pattana”) was established on June 17, 1980, with an initial registered capital of Baht 300 mn. In 1982, Central Pattana launched Central Ladprao, the first fully integrated shopping center in Thailand. Central Pattana was listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on March 1, 1995, with a registered capital of Baht 1,000 mn and a par value of Baht 10 per share. Currently, its paid-up capital is Baht 2,244 mn, with a par value of Baht 0.5 per share, of which the majority is held by Central Holdings Co., Ltd.

Almost 40 successful years, CENTRALPATTANA has evolved into Thailand's largest and most sophisticated developer of retail property. Currently the Company owns and manages 38 premium shopping centers, 10 office buildings, 5 Hotels and 28 residential buildings. With a total leasable area (NLA) exceeding 2.3 million sq.m., CENTRALPATTANA is undoubtedly the industry leader surpassing its closest competitor by more than double in size.

The Company's long-term strategy envisages the development of its trademark shopping centers in well-identified locations offering high potential both in Bangkok and in major cities throughout Thailand. Its next challenge is to move overseas, exporting its retail property expertise to neighboring countries through the development of innovative World class shopping centers in strategic markets.