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The Malay Traditional Theatre Makyung (or Mak Yong or Makyung) is a dance drama that combines ritual elements, as well as acting and dancing, music, song, a story and spontaneous dialogues. This dance drama is performed especially in Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis as well as in Pattani, Thailand and in the Riau Islands, Indonesia. Makyung that is performed as an entertainment and as a healing methodology is believed to have established before the arrival of Islam. It is staged as a royal performance under the patronage of the Kelantan Sultanate until the 1920s. Hence, this tradition is maintained in its original form without leaving the development as started in the royal court like beautifully adorned costumes.