Examination of Shadow play According to the Creative Folklore Concept in the Southern of Thailand

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This article focuses on the study of Shadow play according to the creative folklore concept that appears in southern Thailand. By means of collecting documents and research related to the Shadow play study. And went to Shadow play storage area according to the creative folklore concept

          The study results showed that Shadow play is a performance of southern people who have traditions of the show. For the show, it was found that there was a performance in a vindication ritual. And shows for general entertainment after examining Shadow play according to the creative folklore concept, it was found that there were 3 groups as follows: (1) the creation of Shadow play has become a cultural identity such as the sculpture of Shadow play. Name the multipurpose pavilion that often appear with the belief of fortune or the adoption of Shadow play in commercial business. (2) Shadow play and local dialects, literature, songs and performances were found to be recreated in comparison to human behavior and events. (3) the transmission of Shadow play in other contexts such as teaching and learning media or organizing a fairs or competition for the royal cup In order to conserve and promote the performing arts to remain in the southern region.


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