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    S'gaw's proverb
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    Salak Yom Festival
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    Computer class of S'gaw students
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    Khaw Rai (Rice)
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    S'gaw woman at Hin Lad Nai village
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    Fermented Beans

    Important ingredient of Tai

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    Phlong(Pwo) woman

    Li Wo village
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    Boon Khaw Mai rite

    Phlong at Li Wo

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    Ordination in Summer of Tai boys
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     Poi Sang Long is the tradition of the Tai. 
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    Be novice monk to learn Buddhism
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    Tai-art  mural painting of  Buddha 
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    Maehongson Thailand
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    Wat Chong-Kam, Chong Klang
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    Hmong childs at Ban Kewkarn
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Subject Culture, song, Thai Song, Nakhon Pathom
Author Phichet Sitaphong & Aiyaret Bunrit
Title Thai Song culture: Reflection through Sai Paeng music performance
Document Type Research Paper Original Language of Text -
Ethnic Identity Lao Song, Thai Song, Black Tai, Language and Linguistic Affiliations Tai
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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre Total Pages 149 Year 2013
Source Khon Kaen University
Abstract

This work investigated Thai Song culture and music through the performance of Sai Paeng music in terms of its meanings and roles. The main data were collected from the Thai Song Community at Sa Kae Rai village in Tambon Don Yai Hom, Muang district, Nakhon Pathom province. The data were then compared with those in four Thai Song communities in the province. It was revealed that the melody of the music is unique to the ethnic group and the contents are beautiful and simple, describing the ethnic lifestyle, greetings or stories. The performance sometimes involves exchanges of improvised verses between male and female performers. The performance is conducted during festivals for young people to flirt with one another. The reflection of the performance reveals traditions, beliefs, history, society and perspectives of the ethnic group. Additionally, the performance is now publicized via the internet for the ethnic group in other communities and for the interested public.

Text Analyst Phumchai Khachamit Date of Report May 27, 2019
TAG Culture, song, Thai Song, Nakhon Pathom, Translator -
 
 

 

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