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Mask Dance, Reflections kind of Character

Mask dance  is a part of traditional Balinese dance. In addition to performances staged as entertainment, there is also a kind of mask dance which is a complement of a religious ceremony. One mask dance that has a function in both cases is an old mask dance, also called Werda  lumaku dance. Old mask dance featuring… Read More »

Kecak Dance, Theater and Dance Combination

Kecak dance is a unique dance and perhaps most dramatic of all Balinese dances. The story due to combine dance and theater, Kecak dance depicting Hindu story, ‘Ramayana‘ Stories which tells the story of Prince Rama, with the help of the monkey-like ‘Wanara’ to defeat the evil King Ravana to rescue Sita his queen. The… Read More »

Barong Dance

Barong Dance The Philoshopy Story behind Barong Dance Barong Dance is a typical Balinese dance that mostly knowing  from the treasures of the Pre-Hindu culture. This dance depicts the battle between virtue (dharma) and evil (adharma). Form of virtue played  by Barong (the dancers with costumes quadruped) while the manifestation of evil played by Rangda, the… Read More »