April 19, 2021

Gebug Ende Seraya in Karangasem Bali

Gebug Ende is a hereditary tradition in Seraya Village, Karangasem Regency. The tradition is believed to be a ritual to bring down the rain. Gebug Ende begins with a ceremony to ask for activities to run smoothly and provide prosperity for the community.

April 17, 2021

Joged Bumbung Dance Bali

Joged Bumbung is a traditional Balinese dance performance intended as entertainment (secular dance) for the community and tourists. The dance is one of the nine Balinese dances proposed to be the world cultural heritage by UNESCO. It is said that the Joged Bumbung dance originated from Buleleng Regency and is thought to have existed since the 1940s.

April 10, 2021

Barong Brutuk Dance in Trunyan Village, Bali

Barong Brutuk is a sacred performance and can only be found in Trunyan Village, Kintamani, Bangli Regency. It is said that Barong Brutuk is an ancient art and is thought to have existed since Pre Hinduism. Trunyan Village itself is a village at the foot of Bukit Abang, a serene place with beautiful natural scenery and amazing hereditary culture.

April 5, 2021

Barong Asu Dance Bali

Barong Asu is a sacred traditional performing art, a variation of Balinese Barong Dance. The word "asu" is a local term which means dog. Barong is believed to be a mythological creature who has magical powers and always provides protection.

April 3, 2021

Barong Gajah Dance Bali

Barong Gajah as a variant of Barong Dance is a sacred art performance. Barong is believed to be a mythological creature who has supernatural powers and always provides protection to the community.

April 1, 2021

Barong Kedingkling Dance Bali

Barong Kedingkling is one of the Balinese traditional performing arts which is done by a dancer wearing a tapel (mask). This hereditary tradition is still carried out by the people of Gianyar, Bangli, and Klungkung Regencies.

March 28, 2021

Barong Macan Dance Bali (The Tiger)

Barong Macan (the Tiger) is a variation of Barong Dance Bali with the appearance of a tiger living in the forest, fierce yet amazing. Barong is believed to be a mythological creature who has magical powers, providing protection and safety for the villagers.

March 27, 2021

Barong Landung Dance Bali

Barong Landung dance is one of Balinese traditional performing arts which is sacred and magical. This performing art also keeps a history of the relationship between Balinese culture and Chinese culture.

March 24, 2021

Barong Bangkal Dance Bali

Barong Bangkal is one of the amazing traditional Balinese performing arts. This is a variant of the Balinese Barong Dance. Barong dance itself is believed to have originated from the Pre-Hindu culture when people believed in the supernatural protective power of animals.

March 20, 2021

Barong Dance - Tari Barong Ket Bali

Barong Dance is one of the traditional Balinese dance performances that is still preserved today. This dance is thought to have originated from Pre-Hindu culture, when local people still believed in the supernatural protection power of animals.

March 8, 2021

Sanghyang Bojog Dance in Karangasem Bali

Tari Sanghyang Bojog is one of the dance rituals performed by the community in Bugbug Village, Karangasem Regency. Bojog means ape, monkey. This is a sacred dance and is only performed at certain times.

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.

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