November 30, 2018

Sanghyang Dedari Trance Dance in Karangasem - Bali

Sanghyang Dedari is one of the sacred dances (wali dance), an ancient ritual dedicated to Dewi Sri, goddess of fertility and prosperity. This dance is believed to be associated with animism and dynamism, and is thought to have existed since the Pre-Hindu. Currently, the Sanghyang Dedari performance is rare, but you can still find it in Geriana Kauh Village, North Duda, Karangasem Regency, Bali.

Sanghyang Dedari Trance Dance, Sang Hyang Dedari Dance, Tari Sanghyang Dedari Bali

November 21, 2018

Rejang Dewa Dance (Tari Rejang Dewa Bali)

Rejang Dewa dance is performed by female dancers with gentle and simple movements. This dance is usually accompanied by musical instrument of Gong Kebyar or Gong Gde and also Gamelan Selonding in some areas. A beautiful traditional dance blends in the strains of gamelan music and fragrant incense, truly charming and magical.

Rejang Dewa Dance, Tari Rejang Dewa Bali

October 27, 2018

Geger Temple Bali (Pura Geger Dalem Pemutih)

Geger Temple Bali is an old and sacred temple, dedicated to worshiping Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in manifestation as Ida Batara Dalem Segara or Ida Batara Dalem Pemutih. This is a holy place to pray, invoke for fertility, safety, peace and for the implementation of the nangluk mrana ritual. From here visitors can enjoy views around Nusa Dua and direct view to Mount Agung, Indian Ocean and Nusa Penida Islands.

Pura Geger Temple Bali, Geger Temple Nusa Dua, Pura Geger Dalem Pemutih

October 20, 2018

Puspawresti Dance (Tari Puspawresti Bali)

Tari Puspawresti Bali

Puspawresti dance was created in 1981 by dance artist I Wayan Dibia and music accompaniment by I Nyoman Windha. Puspawresti comes from the word "puspa" meaning flower, and "wresti (vrsti)" means rain, if combined means rain of flowers. At the end of the dance (pekaad) the female dancers take flowers from the bokor, throw upwards, and colorful petals will fall as an enchanting rain of flowers.

Tari Puspawresti Bali, Puspawresti Dance Bali

September 27, 2018

Tari Jaran Teji Bali (Jaran Teji Dance)

Jaran Teji Dance (Tari Jaran Teji) is one of Balinese dance with the story originated from the Panji Cycle. This is a story about heroism and love focused on two figures, Raden Panji Inu Kertha Pati (Panji Asmarabangun) and Dewi Sekartaji (Dewi Chandra Kirana). Both are told as the incarnations of Kamajaya and Kamaratih on earth.

Tari Jaran Teji Bali, Jaran Teji Dance Bali