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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

Address: Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 970508
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Ranked #74 of 345 Activities in Ubud
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Wed 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Owner description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Was a dramatic dance and story performance, however it was difficult to follow story as there was no commentary at the beginning or end.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

For 150K for two people, we arrived at 7:10 and got a seat in the front row. A group of 30 - 50 men all came out and sat in a circle formation and began chanting. My wife described it as a Balinese Accapella group. Ha! After a few minutes of chanting, the characters joined the group of men, dancing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

interesting dance to see with all the performers and the end during which a performer walks on burning coconuts. A bit annoying that the 100 performers who did the "kecak" sound occasionally teased eachother and laughed which took us out of the mood of watching theatre at times. Generally though a nice evening. We preferred however the Legong dance!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The men from the village all chant together with frangipani sin the ears and create an amazing sound. Saturday night is the best .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

we visited on christmas eve, it was a great show with a large number of very professional performers and climaxing with the fire walk! Tickets are cheap, drinks are available and there are some really great little restaurants nearby. Recommended!

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Loved the singing, the dancing, the characters, costumes, fire dancing was awesome. Over-crowded & seating not planned well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was really a great show - totally different forms he other dance shows you may see in Ubud. The music was very interesting and could really put you in a trance. The fire walking was also very impressive - you may not want to sit too close. Another highlight is the old ladies walking around selling beer and mosquito... More 

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Perth, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What an absolute treat this was. I read through the story before the beginning of the dance and this helped me enjoy it all the more. The sounds, interpretations and visuals were stunning. A must see if you have a couple of hours spare.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A genuinely interesting chanting and traditional dance show that managed to entertain us for its entire 2 hr run time. It was pretty loud at times for our infant, but she actually found the whole thing quite hypnotic too! Hard, uncomfortable bench chairs and some difficulty seeing past others in the crowd prevent it from being a perfect experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Kecak ( Monkey ) Dance, pronounced as Kecak-ke-cak, is a Ballinese dance which is influenced by Hindu religion is shown at night with circular forming dancers. It is Traditional It tells a story of Ramayana with accompanying chorus. Worth seeing because we learned their belief , history, tradition and it's importance.

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