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  • Hun Krabok

    A type of performing art in Thailand, traditional puppet theatre is divided into 4 sub-types: Hun Luang, Hun Wang Na, Hun Krabok, and Hun Lakhon Lek. Hun Krabok (bamboo puppet theatre) originated in ...

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  • Khon

    Khon is Thailand’s classical, high art form of performance that dates back to the Ayutthaya era in Thai history. The French ambassador to the royal court of King Narai the Great of Ayutthaya, Simon de...

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  • Lakhon Chatri

    Several scholars and experts in Thai traditional dance share the opinion that Lakhon Chatri might be the oldest form of Thai traditional performing arts and possibly the prototype of all Thai musical ...

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  • Lakhon Nai

    Lakhon Nai (court dance drama) is a dance drama with chorus singing and accompanied by a Pi Phat ensemble. It is a court entertainment which features an all-female cast (with the male roles performed...

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  • Li-ke Song Khrueang

    Li-ke Song Khrueang is a type of folk dance drama of the central region which originated around 1907, in the reign of King Rama V, when Phraya Phetchara-prani staged the first Li-ke Song Khrueang perf...

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  • Mae Tha Ling

    Mae Tha Ling is the set of exercise and practice for the dancers who perform the monkey role. The monkeys are among the characters in the Khon performance.Mae Tha Ling comprises a set of poses, steps...

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  • Mae Tha Yak

    Mae Tha Yak is the set of basic poses, steps and movements for exercise and practice by the dancers who perform the demon role. Mae Tha Yak comprises the preliminary poses that begin from the Tha Nang...

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  • Nang Talung

    Nang Talung is a folk shadow puppet spectacle of the southern region of Thailand. It is a very popular kind of entertainment. Academics believe that this kind of “shadow play” featured in human cultur...

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  • Nang Yai

    Nang Yai is an old form of Thailand’s traditional performing arts. The leather puppets represent the characters in the story. They are manipulated against a blank screen by the puppeteers, while the s...

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  • Nora

    Nora is a form of traditional, folk performing arts that is popular in the southern region of Thailand. The main elements and characteristics of Nora are the costume and the music. Nora costume compr...

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