Klong Kon Yao: The Transnational Music from Shan State to Northern Thailand (in Thai)

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Phiphatphong Masiri


This article was intended to discuss about the current transnational movement of Klong Kon Yao in the northern Thailand. The Study found that the center of music transnationalism came from Shan State in the North of Myanmar. The increase of migration of Tai caused by the political crisis in Myanmar and the growth of Thailand's economy over the past two decades. The migration of Tai brought out the wide spread of Klong Kon Yao and cultural assimilation in the North of Thailand. The influence of Klong Kon Yao brought the changes to Pujae Drum, the lanna music instrument in Northern Thailand. The Influence of Klong Kon Yao caused Chiang Mai local musician to call for the preservation of Puje Drum in Chiang Mai province. This phenomenon reflects the incomplete process of cultural assimilation.

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Masiri, P. . (2018). Klong Kon Yao: The Transnational Music from Shan State to Northern Thailand (in Thai). Connexion: Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 7(2), 296–318. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/MFUconnexion/article/view/241216
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