March 3, 2021

Sanghyang Penyalin Dance Bali

Tari Sanghyang Penyalin is performed by the community in one of the oldest villages in the eastern part of Bali, namely Bugbug Village in Karangasem Regency. The dance is said to have originated from the pre-Hindu culture.

February 27, 2021

Sanghyang Grodog Dance Bali

Tari Sanghyang Grodog is one of the dances that are sacred to the people on Nusa Lembongan Island, Nusa Penida, Klungkung Regency. This dance functions as a ritual of repellent reinforcements from disease outbreaks that attack residents, livestock and as a ritual to invoke rain when there is "panceklik" or food scarcity.

February 20, 2021

Sanghyang Deling Dance (Tari Sanghyang Deling Bali)

Sanghyang Deling Dance is performed by girls who are still teenagers. The unseen force or holy spirit of Dewi Sri as the Goddess of Fertility is invited to enter the dancer's body. This sacred dance is intended as a repellent reinforcement’s ritual against disease outbreaks and disasters, asking for salvation and fertility of agricultural crops.

February 14, 2021

Sanghyang Sampat Dance (Tari Sang Hyang Sampat Bali)

Tari Sanghyang Sampat is a variation of the Sanghyang Dance and is categorized as "wali" or sacred dance. This dance is performed as part of the Nangluk Mrana procession in the Ngusaba Ceremony just before the rice harvest. The Sanghyang Sampat ritual aims to repel reinforcements, protecting agricultural crops from being attacked by pests (leafhoppers, rats) and plant diseases so that the harvest is successful.

February 11, 2021

Sanghyang Jaran Dance (Tari Sanghyang Jaran Bali)

Sanghyang Jaran Dance is considered as "wali" or sacred dance. The dancer, in a trance, walks barefoot and kicking the embers made of coconut shells. The dance is accompanied by choral singing and invocation of trance. This sacred dance is performed as a repellent reinforcement, when disease or disaster strikes the community.

February 1, 2021

Wirayuda Dance (Tari Wirayuda Bali)

Tari Wirayuda is the work of dance choreographer I Wayan Dibia, SST, MA. The dance was created in 1979. This dance depicts a group of brave Balinese Dwipa soldiers armed with spears, getting ready to the battlefield.

January 30, 2021

Satya Brasta Dance (Tari Satya Brasta Bali)

Tari Satya Brasta is the work of dance choreographer I Nyoman Cerita, SST, MA. The dance was created in 1989. This work depicts a story of heroism in the battle between Gatotkaca and Karna. Gatotkaca died because he was hit by a powerful weapon released by Karna, called Konta Wijayakusuma.

January 26, 2021

Gopala Dance (Tari Gopala Bali)

Tari Gopala is the work of dance choreographer I Nyoman Suarsa and composer Ketut Gede Asnawa, MA. This dance was created in 1983. This humorous dance depicts the activities of a group of cowherds in the meadow. The dance is performed to entertain the audience or balih-balihan.

January 23, 2021

Kijang Kencana Dance (Tari Kijang Kencana Bali)

Tari Kijang Kencana is one of the works created by dance choreographer I Gusti Agung Ngurah Supartha and composer I Wayan Beratha. The dance was created in 1983. Tari Kijang Kencana or "golden deer dance" takes the theme of a group of deer with a lively and joyful character.

Kijang Kencana Dance Bali, Tari Bali Kidang Kencana, Tari Kijang Kencana Bali

December 25, 2020

Yudapati Dance (Tari Yudapati Bali)

Yudapati dance is a beautiful creation of the famous artist I Wayan Beratha. He is a dance artist as well as a gamelan musician who has produced many works of art and also provides guidance in villages around Bali. Yudapati dance was created by the maestro in 1958 and the instrumental Swabuana Paksa in 1959.

Yudapati Dance, Tari Yudapati Bali