Tags : Khon Dancers


UNESCO lists Khon as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity

BANGKOK, 30th November 2018 (NNT) – The Department of Cultural Promotion has set out plans to promote the Thai Khon performance throughout 2019 after it was accepted by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Minister of Culture Weera Rojpojanarat said today he had received a report from the Department of Cultural Promotion’s Director-General […]Read More


Culture Ministry stages Khon show in Spain

BANGKOK, 18th May 2018 (NNT) – The Ministry of Culture staged a Khon performance at Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday (May 18th). The Culture Minister, Vira Rojpojchanarat, presided over the opening ceremony of the Khon exhibition, featuring Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s work to preserve and promote the traditional Thai classical masked […]Read More


Thai Government showcases Khon in Sydney’s Opera House

SYDNEY, 30th August 2017, (NNT) – The Thai Fine Arts Department has presented a Khon performance at the Opera House in Sydney, Australia. The department announced that the performance was in celebration of the 84th birthday anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of the Ninth Reign, and the 65th anniversary of Thai-Australian diplomatic relations, which […]Read More