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“Skip it if you've watched Uluwantu Kecak dance”

Legong and Barong Waksirsa Dance
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Owner description: Combinitaion traditional Dance between Barong Dance and Waksirsa dance in Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali
Singapore
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“Skip it if you've watched Uluwantu Kecak dance”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Legong and Barong dance is a traditional balinese dance. The story is different from the Uluwantu Kecak dance. Uluwantu Kecak dance revolves around Ram Sita and Ravana while Legong is a dance that depicts struggle between good and bad, god and evil. The concept is superb and the dance performance is fantastic too. But the problem is most of the people cannot/will not connect to it. The English transcript provided here is poorly written and you will not understand what is the dance about by reading it. Also the dance involves some steps that looked obscene to me. It certainly could have been better.

So avoid this if you have seen Uluwantu Kecak dance.

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Wonderful Dance Performance”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

I saw it at the Ubud Palace. A must see for a greater appreciation of the and history of Bali. The dancers with their makeup and hand movements were fascinating. The music unusual and interesting. A must do in Ubud

Visited September 2013
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Shanghai, China
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“Great Balinese Cultural experience”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We saw this in the temple on Monkey Forest road (by the football fields) . It was an all women performance of music on the Gamelans, drums, etc and dancers. Very entertaining and a true balinese cultural experience. We saw a similar dance in Sanur which was no where near as good.

Visited October 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Insight to Ubud culture”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The is a popular night in Ubud with traditional balines dancing and music. Apparently each performance is by different Ubud Community groups so each performance is different. I would suggest that you read the brochure before the performance so you have some understanding of the story they are telling.

Visited October 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Dialog of 5-6 dances”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Beautiful setting within a temple complex; theatrical music and costumes with a lot of intricate hand and facial movements.

Visited August 2013
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