“Nora (Kuan) Khaek” Adaptation of Southern Nora in Malay Society The Light Breath of the Southern Borders

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  • Phirakan Kai-nunna

Keywords:

Nora Khaek, Nora Kuan, Malay Society, MaK Yong

Abstract

“Nora Khaek,” “Nora Kuan,” or “Nora Song Pasa” is a form of Nora with a mixture of Southern Nora and Malay MaK Yong. Therefore, this Nora has a distinctive identity, including, the costumes of Pho Nora, Nang Ram, and Nai Pran, its dance and movement, musical instruments, and the use of both southern dialect and local Malay dialect in the performance. Song Phi Nong, the Nora Khaek group at Ban Cherng Khao, Paluka Samo Subdistrict, Ba Cho District, Narathiwat Province, is one of the few Nora
Khaek performers in the southern border provinces and has been renowned for a very long time. However, the external factors, both the changed taste of entertainment of the audience and the unrest situation in the southern border provinces, plus, internal
factors that Nai Rong, the leader of the group, dancers, and the musicians are aging and somehow dying lack of heirs, Ban Cherng Khao Nora Khaek, therefore, is in a time of great difficulty.

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Published

2022-06-14

How to Cite

Kai-nunna, P. (2022). “Nora (Kuan) Khaek” Adaptation of Southern Nora in Malay Society The Light Breath of the Southern Borders. RUSAMILAE JOURNAL, 43(1), 72–95. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/rusamelae/article/view/259833

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