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Southern Thailand’s traditional, and ultra-elaborate, folk dance “nora” was recognised by UNESCO as a piece of Thailand’s “Intangible Cultural Heritage.” The Nora performance, which can last up to three days and three nights, will join the elite ranks of Thailand’s other two recognised on the heritage list, the Thai massage and masked Khon dance The announcement was made during the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage’s 16th session and is due to be officially announced by Thailand’s Cultural Promotion Department Today. The dance is believed to date back as far as 1305 with roots in India. Accompanied […]

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