ICONSIAM, the mega city project of futuristic living and an iconic landmark of Thailand’s eternal prosperity on the Chao Phraya River, in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA), the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Bangkok River Partners, the Association of Chao Phraya Commerce, the Thai Shipping Association as well as other related agencies and organisations, today, held the inauguration ceremony for Thailand’s new global attraction on the Chao Phraya River known as the “ICONIC Multimedia Water Features”.At over 400 metres, it is the longest water dance in Southeast Asia featuring a combination of light, colour, sound and multimedia set in front of beautiful vistas across the Chao Phraya River.It seeks to glorify and highlight the grandeur of the river for the world to be impressed while attracting local and international visitors to the Chao Phraya River. This attraction is also one of the Seven Wonders at ICONSIAM.

One of the highlights of the ICONIC Multimedia Water Features is the shooting up of water jets using compressed air technology in combination with a technique of shooting 2D, 3D and 4D jets that can spin.The jets are shot up into the air at different heights, the highest of which is around 35 metres.Another highlight is the use of cybernetic technology to shoot fountain jets in bursts of 0.1 second to create images of flowers as well as form a water curtain on which to project images to the accompaniment of Thai music.It is a perfect blend of modernity and traditional Thai customs.The ICONIC Multimedia Water Features is open to the public free of charge every day and has 3 shows, daily, at 18.30, 20.00 and 21.00, at River Park, ICONSIAM.

ICONSIAM is holding a photography contest for the ICONIC Multimedia Water Features with the theme ‘The Symphony of the Chao Phraya River’ to promote tourism by showing the beauty of ICONIC Multimedia Water Features as Thailand’s new global attraction through photographs.

Members of the public are invited to submit entries in two categories: photos from photography cameras and photos from smartphone cameras.Up for grabs are prizes valued at a total of Bht 1 million.Contestants may start posting their photographs from 26 January onwards.Winners will be announced on 16 March 2019.For more information, please go to www.iconsiam.com.

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 Monday, January 28, 2019 9:04 AM