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n. A Thai form of dance with music and narration.

Khon (disambiguation)

Khon may refer to:

  • Khon , classic theatre and dance of Thailand
  • Khonj, city in and the capital of Khonj County, Fars Province, Iran
  • Khons, ancient lunar deity in Egyptian mythology
  • KHON-TV, a television station (channel 8) licensed to Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • the ICAO code for Huron Regional Airport

Khon is a genre of dance drama from Thailand. It is traditionally performed solely in the royal court, by men in masks accompanied by narrators and a traditional piphat ensemble. A variation of this genre with female performers is called khon phu ying .