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Govt plans masked dancing


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

Govt plans masked dancing

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.

Govt plans masked dancing

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.

Govt plans masked dancing

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

Govt plans masked dancing

Photos courtesy of the Culture Ministry

Published : December 06, 2018

By : The Nation