Bangkok, Halloween night, Khao San Road is bustling. Tourists dress up as ghosts and participate in a full-fledged contest. It is expected that more than 10,000 people will attend the event and 10 million baht will flow in. Security measures are being tightened.
From the evening, Khao San Road opens up to the colors of the Halloween festival. With a procession of more than 50 ghosts, including ghosts in Thai costumes, foreign ghosts, scary ghosts, cute ghosts along Khao San Road. It creates a lot of excitement for tourists. They crowded around asking to take photos as a souvenir. and there were performances from nearly a hundred singers on stage. As for the service establishments, entertainment venues, and restaurants, they were transformed to fit in with the Halloween festival. With the display of lights adding to the frightfulness. It is decorated with items that symbolize the festival, including demons, witches, pumpkin lanterns, and tourists dress up as ghosts to join in the fun celebrations. According to the concept of today’s event: Beauty or Scary
Meanwhile, Mr. Sanga Ruangwattanakul, president of the Khao San Road Business Owners Association, revealed that this year it is expected that there will be approximately 10,000 tourists participating in the activity, which will result in approximately 10 million baht in circulation and that he wants Khao San Road to be one of the three in Asia. that people need to think about Halloween They also agree that if there will be zoning to extend the opening hours of Khao San Road pubs until 4 a.m., the government must have measures to support this as well.
for security measures There are police officers and municipal officials taking care of the people who come to participate in the activities. Starting from setting up checkpoints to scan weapons at the head and end of Khao San Road. Screening to prevent weapons from being brought into the area Prepare the iron fence Install CCTV cameras As for emergency exits, there are a total of 5 routes, with lighted signs indicating the exit coordinates. There are rescue teams, first aid teams, and firefighting teams waiting to provide assistance in the area. Including 17 CCTV cameras to maintain order. Prevent emergencies If it gets too crowded and it starts to get crowded Tourists will be prohibited from entering Khao San Road. and will be announced through loudspeakers attached to various light poles to notify in the event of an emergency. Not to repeat the tragedy in Itaewon.
The Phra Nakhon District Office and Chanasongkram Police Station have put in place measures to ensure safety for tourists. The number of tourists is limited to no more than 20,000 and limited to no more than 5,000 on the roadways in order to reduce congestion. Don’t walk around.
Source: Thai News Agency