Sep. 2010

HotelTravel.com Shines Spotlight on Bangkok International Festival of Dance & Music

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PHUKET, 13 September - HotelTravel.com is illuminating the 12th annual Bangkok International Festival Dance & Music being held from now until 24 October featuring a diverse mix of international, regional and Thai talent performing a rich programme showcasing both modern and classical pieces.

HotelTravel.com Chief Information Officer, Olivier Dombey, said the festival had grown into one of the leading events of its kind in Asia.

"This year the Bangkok International Festival of Dance & Music has attracted world-class artists to its 12th annual event. The fact that all of them are following up on their commitment shows how quickly travel to Bangkok has bounced back in just a few short months," he added.

HotelTravel.com is delighted to support the festival with great deals on Bangkok hotels city wide.

Conveniently the closest MRT underground station to the venue is the ‘Thailand Cultural Centre’ station. A complimentary shuttle bus will operate from Exit 1 to the venue between 5.30-7.00pm on performance dates.

Visitors looking to stay closer to the performance venue should check out hotels in Ratchadaphisek area.

Just log onto HotelTravel.com and consider the Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok (from US$ 67 per night), Emerald Hotel (from US$ 51 per night), Chaophrya Park Hotel Bangkok (from US$ 36 per night) or the Atrium Boutique Resort Hotel Bangkok (from US$ 32 per night).

The action packed programme kicks off this week in Bangkok at the Thailand Cultural Centre. Here are just a few of the outstanding performances on tap:

Starting from Thursday 16 September, Novosibirsk Ballet Theatre of Russia will perform three one-act contemporary ballets by the late great American choreographer George Balanchine. The same troupe will also perform Cinderella during two matinee performance on 17 & 18 September.

On Sunday 19 September, the Sangre Flamenco Nuevo Ballet Español, Spain will present a flamingo flavoured ballet performance. This Latin theme also carries through on 28 & 29 September with 'Fiesta the Night Away' performance by the Kings of Salsa from Havana, Cuba. On the closing night on 12 October, a sultry 'Tango Feeling' by Estampas Porteñas and Carolina Soler from Argentina is sure to be a hit with Tango-loving theatre goers.

Tickets for all performances start from 400 baht (US$ 13) up to 4,000 baht. For more information check the Bangkok International Festival of Dance and Music  or book tickets via ThaiTicketMajor.


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