A dancer gets ready before a performance of masked theatre known as Lakhon Khol. Photo: Reuters

Khmer Rouge banned Cambodia’s traditional masked dancing for its decadence – but the ancient art survived

  • Lakhon Khol was recently listed by Unesco, the United Nations’ cultural agency, as an intangible cultural heritage
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A dancer gets ready before a performance of masked theatre known as Lakhon Khol. Photo: Reuters
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