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Barong Dance - a battle between good and evil

Barong Dance – a battle between good and evil

By : Admin - Category : Dance
Aug 2023

Apart from its natural beauty, Bali is also famous for its arts and culture. One of them is a traditional dance called Barong Dance that tells a battle between Barong, a creature that looks like a lion with a red head, which represents good spirit, and Rangda, the demon queen, in Bali mythological. This dance is usually performed in an open theater with live traditional musical instrument called “gamelan” played to accompany the show. One of the popular places to watch it is in Batubulan, which is the name of a village in Bali that also famous for stone carvings that are sold along the roadside shops. The show can be watched from around 09:30 am – 10:30 am daily.