Ram Tone’s Knowledge Preservation and Literacy Transmission in Mahasarakham Province, Thailand

Warakorn Seeyo, Weerayut Seekhunlio, Sarawut Choatchamrat, Akapong Phulaiyaw, Kerdsiri Noknoi


Ram Tone is a traditional play that is unique to Thailand. It is a popular folk play in all regions of Thailand and has been popular since ancient times. Ram Tone is a band dance with male and female dancers dancing in a circle, accompanied by tone, cymbaling, and Krab. The objective of the present study is to learn more about Ram Tone’s literacy preservation and knowledge transmission in Mahasarakham Province, Thailand. The information is offered by knowledgeable individuals, practitioners, and general informants through qualitative research methods, including preliminary surveys, interviews, and observations. The researchers assessed the data for accuracy, evaluated the data in relation to the desired objectives, and presented the study findings using descriptive analysis. The results of this study show that the Kantharawichai District and Mahasarakham Province have acquired knowledge and built on their indigenous wisdom through the development of the Ram Tone dancing stance and educational curriculum.


Preservation, Transmission, Knowledge, Ram Tone

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijels.v.11n.2p.39


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