khon-ramlila

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.