Traditional Thai dance recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage
Believed to have originated in India, Nora has become a dance associated with the culture of the people of Southern Thailand and has been preserved, protected and handed down for centuries.
These distinctive performances are an intangible cultural heritage, a traditional Thai dance called Nora.
In fact, Nora is an art form that combines dance, singing and storytelling. The stories revolve around a local prince trying to rescue Manora – the half-human, half-bird princess. And so Nora shows can even last up to 3 days. When performing, the dancers will wear beaded costumes, the back of the costume is swiped upwards, simulating a bird’s tail. Another highlight is the long silver nails of the dancers.
Mr. Vichien Rattanaboono – Captain of the Nora dance team of Narathiwat province, Thailand said: “Nora is important to the people of Southern Thailand for two reasons. First, the dance is entertaining, and the second is a traditional dance. upload messages that encourage people to do good things. But to perform Nora dance it is not enough just to be passionate. Students who want to learn Nora dance need to be patient as it will take a long time for them to learn the dances. arm movements and facial expressions”.
As the borders of Southeast Asian countries continue to be opened to international tourists, the Nora dance also continues to be promoted to international friends.
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