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Ayutthaya Klong Sa Bua Floating Market & Water Theatre

44 Moo 5 Tambol Klong Sabua, Amphor Phranakorn Sri Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand,

Ayutthaya Floating Market Pictures

Ayutthaya Floating Market, Page 16, People on the Market and pictures
Ayutthaya Floating Market, Page 18, The Water Theatre, Lakohn Nai and Kakohn Duekdumban Opera.
Ayutthaya Floating Market, Page 17, Water Theatre Shows, Panorama Pictures of the Market
Ayutthaya Floating Market, Page 17, Water Theatre Shows, Panorama Pictures of the Market
Ayutthaya Floating Market, Page 17, Water Theatre Shows, Panorama Pictures of the Market

Water Theatre Shows

 

Lakohn Nawk began in the Ayutthaya Kingdom ( from the end of 18th to the beginning of 19th centuries ). Lakohn Nawk was strictly performed outside the royal court. It was fast-paced, humorous, and casual. The script used an informal language. Lakohn Nawk was also known as Lakohn Talaad.

 

Lakohn Nawk was adapted from Lakohn Nohra or Chatree, with different types of song and music to accompany the play. Originally, it featured an all male cast. The male performers were required to demonstrate wide theatrical repertoires in singing, dancing, and reciting.

 

The Lakohn Nawk group could choose to play any story except the story of Inao, Unnarut, and Ramayana. Originally, there were a variety of Lakohn Nawk stories. However, only 14 of those were documented, which were Karakade, Kawi, Chayathat, Pikul Thong, Pimsawan, Pinsuriyawong, Manorah, Moang Pa, Maneephichai, Sung Thong, Sungsilpchai, Sunwannasilp, Suwannahong, and Sowat.

 

In the reign of King Rama II of the Rattanakosin period ( at the beginning of 19th century ), the King composed six more stories to be used as Lakohn Nawk scripts.