Kecak Dance

These are pictures from my trip to Bali Last December. I took my friend to watch Kecak dance.

Description from wikipedia :

Kecak (pronounced: /'ke.tʃak/, roughly "KEH-chahk", alternate spellings: Ketjak and Ketjack), a form of Balinese music drama, originated in the 1930s and is performed primarily by men. Also known as the Ramayana Monkey Chant, the piece, performed by a circle of 100 or more performers wearing checked cloth around their waists, percussively chanting "cak" and throwing up their arms, depicts a battle from the Ramayana where the monkey-like Vanara helped Prince Rama fight the evil King Ravana. However, Kecak has roots in sanghyang, a trance-inducing exorcism dance.[1]

This group actually called Srikandi kecak. Normally Kecak dance was performed by groups of men , Srikandi kecak group is the first women kecak dancer.
Srikandi itself is a female warrior character in Hindu Epic, Mahabaratha.
To see the whole sequence


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