Feb 162017
 

Khon has developed as the ancient masked dance drama of Thailand since the Ayuthaya period, it is believed that it evolved from sacred rites related to faith and belief with respect to Brahminism and Hinduism. The development of Khon has been long interwoven with the Royal Institute as a dramatic performance in the Royal Court; it has an important role in praising and demonstrating loyalty to the Monarchy and symbolises the King’s majestic power. In the art of Khon, all components of the performance are related to tradition and subtle rites.

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