More cancellation announcements came in from local event promoters in the wake of Thai king’s passing.
These include the highly-anticipated debut of Morrissey in Thailand, originally taking place on October 18. Ticket holders can receive refunds at all Thai Ticket Major counters.
The YouTube FanFest showcase and parties like those from Bangkok’s much-loved Kolour and Dudesweet are also called off.
Hard EDM festival Anotherworld announced its inaugural instalment will be postponed and a new date made public soon.
Additionally, next month’s November Music Festival, which will feature a diverse wave of local and international artists, has already been cancelled despite being held after Thailand’s observed period of mourning of 30 days.
The Thai government declared an extended period of mourning for its monarch, but asked promoters to hold no “joyous occasions” for one month. This also applies to governmental functions and regular TV broadcast.
Thailand and the world’s longest-reigning monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away yesterday (Oct 13) afternoon at the age of 88, after a decade of deteriorating health.
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As of October 17, Thailand’s Ministry of Interior has announced bars, clubs and entertainment venues can operate normally as long as they do behind closed doors, while concerts and festivals are asked to be postponed. No specific timeframe was given. What promoters originally understood as a 30-day period of no celebrations only applies to governmental functions and public service-related events.
BEC-Tero Entertainment postponed Bryan Adams’ Get Up! World Tour in Bangkok until further notice. The concert was originally slated for January 14, 2017.