This art and culture activity illustrates the story of the legendary demon king dating back to the 5th Century B.C.
Khon mask painting is a very popular art in Thailand which relates back to the story of the demon king and Hindu gods dating back to the 5th century BC. Over the centuries the story was adapted to the khon mask design representing Thai royality and morality.
The various characters are portrayed through eyes of the masks and each one has its own unique design. Participants paint an individual Khon Mask or a large team Khon mask using delicacy and skill to paint the intriquate patterns.
Optionally they can learn a piece of the play and use their masks to put on a team performance and take on the characters of the Ramakian legend.
Khon Mask Painting
This activity is suitable for any group size divided into teams of up to 6 to 10 participants