BARONG & RANGDA DANCE

This is a story about the struggle between good and evil. Good is personified by the Barong Keket, a strange but fun-loving creature in the shape of a shaggy semi-lion. Evil is represented by Rangda, a witch.
] Batubulan: Everyday, 9.30 am
] Puri Saren, Ubud: Friday, 7.00 pm
] Catur Eka Budi, Kesiman, Denpasar: Everyday, 9.30 am

CALONARANG DANCE

] Mawang, Ubud: Thursday & Saturday, 7.00 pm
] Banjar Kalah, Peliatan: Thursday & Saturday, 7.00 pm

GAMBUH DANCE

] Pura Desa Batuan, Batuan: 1th & 15th of each month, 7.00 pm

KECAK DANCE

The most famous of the Balinese dances, originated from the Sanghyang dance choirs, holds its uniqueness in the entrancing ‘kecak, kecak’ chant. The Kecak as a dance developed in the 1930s, in the village of Bona, where it is still performed regularly.
] Padang Tegal, Ubud: Sunday & Wednesday, 7.00 pm
] Puri Agung, Peliatan: Thursday, 7.30 pm
] Banjar Junjungan, Ubud: Monday, 7.00 pm
] ARMA Open Stage, Ubud: New & Full Moon, 7.00 pm

LEGONG DANCE

This dance tells a story of princess Rangkesari being held captive by King Lakesmi. Rangkesari’s brother, prince Daha, gathers an army to rescue his sister. The Legong is a very classical and grateful dance, always performed by prepubescent girls, who can be as young as eight or nine years old.
] Puri Saren, Ubud: Monday & Saturday, 7.30 pm
] Peliatan Village: Friday, 7.30 pm
] Pura Dalem, Ubud: Saturday, 7.30 pm
] ARMA Open Stage, Ubud: Sunday, 7.30 pm