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Definition of the noun Khon

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noun

  1. A Thai form of dance with music and narration.

Place

Khon a.k.a. Huron Regional Airport is a city owned, public airport in Huron, in Beadle County, South Dakota. It sees one airline, subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

Miscellanea

Khon is a genre of dance drama from Thailand. It is traditionally performed solely in the royal court, by men in masks accompanied by narrators and a traditional piphat ensemble. A variation of this genre with female performers is called khon phu ying. In Cambodia, the analog of the Khon is a less refined version known as Lakhon khol.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Thailand (2013)

by Gerald W. Fry, Gayla S. Nieminen, Harold E. Smith

Khon is a masked dance drama that plays scenes from the story Ramakian ( Ramayana). Performers wear ornate masks and brilliant costumes. The acting is vigorous, formalized, and inseparable from dancing. Dance steps are defined by the ...

Google previewEssays on Thailand (2014)

by Thanapol Chadchaidee

Phi Ta Khon is a type of masked procession celebrated on the first day of a three- day Buddhist merit-making holiday known in Thai as Boon Phra Wate. The annual festival takes place in May*, June, or July at the small town of Dan Sai in the ...

Google previewPeace and Conflict in Ladakh (2006)

The Construction of a Fragile Web of Order by Fernanda Pirie

Mikha can be caused accidentally but khon is a sign of bad personal relations and has no cosmological connotations. the government did not maintain a national police force or 134 CHAPTER SEVEN.

Google previewTemple Caves & Grottoes in Thailand (2014)

by Nils Vogt

Wat Tham Singkhon (ST0017) Wat Tham Singkhon/Sing Khon is an old Wat next to a lonely hill on the Tapi river. There is a temple-cave with Buddha figures. One enters the compound over a bridge (Wooden Roof) – and straight ahead are ...

Google previewMake Your Own Masks (2009)

by Anna-Marie D'Cruz

Khon mask Khon is a style of theater performed in.

Google previewSoutheast Asia (2004)

A Historical Encyclopedia, from Angkor Wat to East Timor by Keat Gin Ooi

Khon is a predominantly masked dance-drama performed by men who reenact episodes from the Ramakien, the Thai version of the story of Prince Rama.

Google previewCulture and Customs of Thailand (2004)

by Arne Kislenko

The best- known Thai dance-drama is called Khon. It was derived from Hindu temple rituals and dancing, but like Thai literature, quickly took on influences from Thai folklore and mythology. Khon was originally performed only within the royal ...

Google previewActing (2001)

An International Encyclopedia by Beth Osnes, Sam Gill

Khon is a masked dance-drama by men in the Thai courts from the fourteenth century. Two narrators perform all of the narration, singing, and dialogue while other performers 334 Théâtre du Soleil pantomime the action.The story often ...

Google previewFaces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face (2012)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face by Margo DeMello

Khon masks are worn by actors in the classical dances of Thailand known as khon, which are based on the Ramakien, the Thai version of the Ramayana of India. (Surabky/Dreamstime.com) tattoos were elaborate, covering the entire face , ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Tibet (2012)

by John Powers, David Templeman

The 'Khon masters maintained traditions from the imperial period, including the “ teaching” (bka' ma) rituals of rNying ma, as well as tantric and scholastic lineages of the “New Orders” (gSar ma) based on the newer translation materials.

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