Hua khon – Masks of Khon
Hua Khon literally means head of the khon. Khon is one of great Thai performances playing mostly of Ramayana which most of the actors put the head-masks on. Only Rama and Lachman with some actresses show their faces with ornaments and makeup covering but Hua Khon.
Hua Khon is head-masks that Khon’s performers put them on while preforming. A head-mask is only for a role and once they put it on, the performer acts the way the head-mask on the head. It has become a saying of Hua Khon or Len Tdaam Hua Khon, or play it what you wear on the head.