Sunday, August 15, 2010

Kecak dance in Uluwatu @ Bali, Indonesia

Kecak dance is a Balinese dance usually performed by men. Also known as Ramayana Monkey Chant, the piece, performed by a circle of 150 or more performers wearing checked cloth around their waists, percussively chanting "cak" and throwing up their arms, depicts a battle from the Ramayana where the monkey-like Vanara helped Prince Rama fight the evil King Ravana.

Its a miracle and magical show. Entrance fee: Rp70,000. Its a 1 hour show.

Some ceremony before the dance starts.

The initial chant begins.

The dance begins.

Forming the circle.

Fight occurs.

Fighting evil.

Evil king defeated.

Coordinate/GPS: -8.819091,115.089314


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