The annual River Kwai Bridge Week returns this year, from Saturday, 26 November to Sunday, 5 December at the Bridge on the River Kwai and the courtyard beside the Kanchanaburi Provincial Administrative Organization in Kanchanaburi province.
The highlight is the light-and-sound show staged to honor the allied prisoners of war and Asian laborers who built the infamous Death Railway, the Bridge on the River Kwai, and the Hellfire Pass.
This year the show will present the story of friendships and the construction of the Death Railway. There are a total of 11 shows. The show premiere on Friday, 25 November, at 19.00 Hrs. is reserved for members of the media.
For the public, there are two shows a day Saturday, 26 November, Friday, 2 December, and Saturday, 3 December, at 19.00 Hrs. and 20.30 Hrs., totaling 6 shows.
Meanwhile, there is one show a day on Sunday, 27 November, Tuesday, 29 November, Thursday, 1 December, and Sunday, 4 December at 19.00 Hrs., totaling 4 shows.
Entry is free. Doors open at 18.30 Hrs. for the 19.00 Hrs. the show, and 20.15 Hrs. for the 20.30 Hrs. show.
The event is held in conjunction with the Kanchanaburi Red Cross Fair 2022, offering plenty of shopping opportunities for locally made products and food unique to Kanchanaburi, as well as an amusement park, and lucky draws.