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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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I have known about the Kecak Fire Dance for many years and conducted a fantastic arrangement of it with my college choirs. I was delighted to see and hear a live performance of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have known about the Kecak Fire Dance for many years and conducted a fantastic arrangement of it with my college choirs. I was delighted to see and hear a live performance of it in Ubud. It is truly a spectacle to behold. It is thrilling to see what looked like at least 100 men singing an hour of music... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This dance is brought to you by the men of the local community. It is great to see these guys performing. No instruments; just the human voice. If you sit in the from row, you are practically sitting next to the men performing. If you read the brochure (which is also the ticket) you can get an idea of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Over the years I have seen many Balinese dances and I love them but I was surprised when my husband asked that we attend the Kecak. This one in Ubud was great and I highly recommend it. The men sounded and looked fierce with their fierce kecak-ak-ak chants. A real spectacle. The dancing was great too and the story easily... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kecak dance is something you must see when you visit Bali. I was a little disappointed in the show. if you know the real Kecal dance show then is this show to touristic ! The show is a mix of two shows....I missed the ,, trance '' effect !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Excellent depiction of story around Ramayan. Dancers were excellent, expressions, postures. Its a form of dance where only sound is made by 100 supporting people enchanting Kecak kecak kecak... experience this and you wont be disappointed for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The show has been put toghether by the Taman Kaja community for years, and it shows in the polished production and warm community feeling. It started raining just as the show was starting, so we were moved to a roofed stage next to the normal outdoor stage. Although the roofed stage wasn't quite as spectacular as the outdoor area, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I saw this show last month and were quite impressed with the performance. There are a group of men chanting while 4 others act out the characters in the story. There isn't any talking or narration of what's happening, so to understand what's going on, you need to read the story before the show starts (it's printed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It is very good, and interesting to see, this dance. Lots of dancers, lots of voices, and very good performance. It is based on Hindu Mythology, and being there,i liked it very much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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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