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Dance Shows in Bali

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We also made the most of Ubud and got our dose of dance shows … we did 4. They all take 1 hour and they all cost between 75000 to 100000 a seat.

Kecak is the fire dance… this is when a man in trance dances around a fire and walks on it .. impressive for the kids as there is no instruments but a chorus of about 100 men… You can also go to a women Kecak.

Wayang Kulit which is the shadow puppet show is not great as you cannot understand anything of the story asit is narrated in Balisese. So even though you get a leaflet explaining what it is all about this was my least favourite show and I would not recommend it.

Barong dance represent the fight between Barong a kind creature hald lion half dog and Rangda a bitter widow witch. She is evil and he is the good. One of my favourite show with a monkey that eats fleas and plays tricks on Barong… Very entertaining and funny…

Legong dance is more a dance show that any of the others. The dancers are young girls beautifully dressed who dance with their hands and eyes on the sound of gamelan. Again one of my favourite show.


Posted by ealonso 20:34 Archived in Indonesia

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