Famous Traditional Dance in Bali

barong2.jpgThe Barong is a mythological being in Bali that takes the form of a four-legged wild animal. The Barong Dance has always been popular in Bali. It is danced by two men, one man dancing the head and forelegs and other playing the hind legs and tail. The wel-known barong in Bali are the Barong Keket, the Barong Kalekek and Barong Landung. Continue reading

The Euphoria of Ngelawang Barong Performance in Bali

ngelawang2There is one of famous Balinese Tradition named Ngelawang Tradition. Ngelawang Tradition is one of ritual to rejecting disaster for Hindus people. Ngelawang Tradition held every six months between Galungan Day and Kuningan Day. As its name “Ngelawang” which means Lawang (door) and also means as performance from village to village, market, even in the middle of the road. It is using a Barong Bangkung that is Barong that shaped like a pig, accompaniment by Gamelan Bebarongan or Gamelan Betel. The purpose of Ngelawang Tradition is to protect from the evil spirit and to protect villagers from any disease caused by those evil spirit itself. Continue reading

The Fascinating Barong Dance in Bali

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The Barong is a mythological being in Bali that takes the form of a four-legged wild animal. The Barong Dance has always been popular in Bali. It is danced by two men, one man dancing the head and forelegs and other playing the hind legs and tail. The wel-known barong in Bali are the Barong Keket, the Barong Kalekek and Barong Landung.

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