In News: Recently the Culture Department of the Uttar Pradesh government organised the country’s first training and performance programme of world famous Khon Ramlila in collaboration with Thai Government.
About Khon Ramlila:
- Khon Masked Dance Drama in Thailand is a performing art which involves graceful dance movements, instrumental and vocal renditions and glittering costumes that depict the glory of Rama.
- It has no dialogues and background voices narrate the whole story of Ramayana.
- Khon Ramlila of Thailand is included in the list of UNESCO’s Intangible cultural heritage.