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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

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Address: Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 970508
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Wed 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Even though i saw it 3 times in the past at several other locations in Bali, this time i visited with my Balinese friend who never saw this in a ’commercial’ setting. The smile on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Even though i saw it 3 times in the past at several other locations in Bali, this time i visited with my Balinese friend who never saw this in a ’commercial’ setting. The smile on his face made me also smile. This time i saw the dance in the puri dalem, off jalan raya, walking distance from sri bungalows.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This show was ok. I'd agree with some of the other comments. The chanting goes on for about 30 mins longer than it needs to. The most exciting part is at the end when the guy kicks the fire into the crowd!

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The organiser should atleast try to provide some information to the visitors what the dance is all about. The photocopy they give along with the ticket was not what was being depicted. Not worth the Rp. 100,000 that we paid for each ticket after the long drive we took to go there. There are much better performances in other places!!!... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Magic! The men chorus was highly energetic and gave the ritual and tribal appeal to the ceremony. The dance was absolutely beautiful, something that has to be seen live. The plot is not complicated if you read before the little pamphlet they gave you with the story of Rama and Cita. But the plot doesn't really matter... In this show... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Having seen so many Balinese dances this is probably the best and most special one. So the advertisement is right. Even though it is difficult to get excited about it. The music of the dance is repeating the same monotonous melody throughout the performance (one hour). The first of the spectators left after 15 minutes. The same dance is performed... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We bought the tickets in the street after being told it's just up the road 200m, it's not its a good 10 minute walk up hill in a narrow dark street with no or poor footpaths and lots of holes and traffic. So not a good start. We didn't read the story before going which may have helped. We found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My friends and I have just come back from this event and it was fantastic!! About 60 men chanting and drumming all with their mouths while the story unfolds. Read the leaflet you're given to understand what's happening in this fantastic interpretative dance. I want to post a video so you can hear how brilliant the storytelling was but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This show is worth it for nothing more than to see the sunset over the uluwatu temple. The show is very interesting and entertaining. Would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The show takes about 1,5 h. You should read the flyer with the story of the dance before. We really enjoyed the trance dance. The fire show didn't impresse me much but the trance dance did it as much more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Looking for things to do with my nearly 18 year old on our last trip to Bali and we returned here for an evening entertainment. This was out second time seeing the performance and we found it just as enjoyable as when we saw it two years ago. I love the face that you are so close to the performance,... More 

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