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Dec 06. 2018
Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry.
Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry.
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By The Nation

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The Culture Ministry will stage Khon (masked dances) at the National Theatre from next month.

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

The performances are part of a year-long celebration of khon, which was recently added to Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

Fine Art Department will stage the Ramayana’s episode “Hanuman Charndej” on January 6 and February 3 at 2pm. Tickets for Bt100, Bt150 and Bt200 are on sale from December 21 at the theatre.

The ministry also plans to present an animation on the Ramayana with an exhibition, workshop and seminars on khon throughout the kingdom and overseas.

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

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