Southeast Asia comprising of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and some others is undoubtedly one of the most happening places during New Year’s Eve. People from all around the world visit these countries especially for experiencing the extravagant New Year’s Eve celebrations. Here is a list of the countries that are hosts to extravagant 2017 New Year’s Eve celebrations.
New Year’s Eve in Indonesia is jubileintly celebrated each year by millions of its citizens. People from all over Indonesia visit well known recreational centers which include beaches, parks and cinema halls. President Joko Widodo celebrates New Year’s Eve on Raja Ampat every year. Raja Ampat is one of the most visited tourist destinations, as it is said to have one of the most diverse biodiversity in the world. Governor Ahok celebrates New Year’s Eve at Anchol beach every year. A sizeable amount of the crowd can be seen at this beach. People also visit Bali beach for celebrating New Year’s Eve. Keep reading further for New Years Eve in Indonesia.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The capital city of Malaysia is one of the most bustling cities in the world. In Kuala Lumpur, New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebratory occasions. During the celebrations, Kuala Lumpur has everything from booze-filled parties in swanky rooftops to live concerts with the Petronas Towers in background. The best place in whole of Kuala Lumpur for New Year’s Eve celebration is KLCC Park. During the New Year’s Eve celebration, KLCC park transforms into a venue for live performance by locale as well as international artists. At the end of the performance, there is a huge fireworks display, which people from all over the city come to witness. Rooftop bars in the city hosts parties and give attractive discounts to their customers. Learn full guideline about New Years Eve in Malaysia here.
New Year in Myanmar is named as Thingyan. Thingyan marks the beginning of the Burmese New Year, and usually falls in the middle of April. Thingyan is a Buddhistfestival which is celebrated for four to five days. As tradition has it, people splash water on each other during this festival, because of this reason it is termed as The Wet Festival.
Singapore is one of the most happening places in the whole of Southeast Asia during New Year’s Eve. From parties at rooftop hotels to beach parties, Singapore has it all. Local as well as international artists perform atlive concerts arranged at Marina Beach. At the end of the concert, there is a huge fireworks display. A special theme countdown is arranged at the rooftop of popular hotels during New Year’s Eve. Guests get a bird eyes view of the skyline and the fireworks from here. The hotel also hosts a four course dinner for the guest. The guests are kept entertained throughout the evening by international DJs performing at the venue. Discover NYE in Singapore now.
The Songkran festival which is the official New Year Celebration of Thailand is held from the 13th of April to the 15th of April, every year. Songkran is a wet festival as citizens of Thailand soak each other in water during this festival. Clubs and pubs around the city hosts parties and give attractive discounts to their customers during these three days of celebration. Learn more about Songkran in Pattaya, Thailand.
Visit Southeast Asia this New Year and create wonderful memories with your family and friends.