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Concert Dec. 1 Gamelan Gita Sari Under the Direction of I Wayan Dibia
Thursday, 30 Nov, 2006 – 14:34 | No Comment
Concert Dec. 1 Gamelan Gita Sari Under the Direction of I Wayan Dibia

WORCESTER, Mass. The Holy Cross departments of theatre and music presents their famed Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari, under the directorship of visiting fellow in Balinese performing arts, I Wayan Dibia, in concert …

Baris Dance (Warrior Dance)
Wednesday, 29 Nov, 2006 – 7:56 | 3 Comments
Baris Dance (Warrior Dance)

According to Covarrubias no dance in the world can be manlier than baris. Baris, a traditional war dance, typifies the strong elegance of the male and is the source of for all masculine dances. The …

Wayan Loceng of Sukawati has passed away
Thursday, 19 Oct, 2006 – 11:40 | One Comment
Wayan Loceng of Sukawati has passed away

Dear gamelan list,
It is with sadness that I post this notice on the list. I have received news from Bali that the amazing gender player Wayan Loceng from Banjar Babakan, Sukawati passed away early this …

Contemporary World Dance Came to Ubud
Tuesday, 15 Aug, 2006 – 9:23 | No Comment
Contemporary World Dance Came to Ubud

New York’s BALAM Dance Theatre & Bali’s Semara Ratih Gamelan Ensemble Join Forces for a collaborative performance Saturday, August 12, 2006 at Pura Dalem, Ubud.
BALAM Dance Theatre, a contemporary dance company inspired by Balinese theatre …

Traditional Bali music
Saturday, 5 Aug, 2006 – 7:41 | No Comment
Traditional Bali music

Based near Bali’s capital city of Negara, Suar Agung have played jegog (traditional bamboo music from West Bali) to audiences in Japan on more than 30 occasions in the last decade.

The group’s current tour sees …

Ancient Shadow Puppets (Wayang Kulit)
Friday, 21 Jul, 2006 – 12:39 | 2 Comments
Ancient Shadow Puppets (Wayang Kulit)

Wayang kulit, or shadow puppets as they are more commonly known as in English, are part of an ancient heritage of pre-Hindu culture that still exists in many regions around Indonesia. The word wayang means …

Ramayana International Festival, India
Wednesday, 5 Jul, 2006 – 14:17 | 3 Comments
Ramayana International Festival, India

Chinmaya Yuwak Kendra
30th June 2006
Open Stage Ardha Candra 20.00 PM
Kamban:
Kamban A poet lived in 12th century in Tanjore District in Tamil Nadu, India. There are 10.418 verses in six kandas (chapter). As in Valmiki Ramayana, …

Ramayana International Festival, USA
Tuesday, 4 Jul, 2006 – 13:56 | No Comment
Ramayana International Festival, USA

Young Indian Culture Group, Inc – Sruti Youth Ensemble
29th JUNE 2006, Ksirarnawa Stage 20.00 PM
Ramavana Dharma Saagara The Ocean of Dharma in the Ramayana
It is a unique compilation of Music, Dance and Storytelling, …

Ramayana International Festival, Cambodia
Monday, 3 Jul, 2006 – 16:40 | 2 Comments
Ramayana International Festival, Cambodia

Ksirarnawa Stage 20.00PM
Reamker, the Khmer version of the Ramayana
Preah Ream (Rama) and Kneeing Sedan (Seta) go into exile into the forest. Kong Reap (Ravenna)
appears while they are having a rest. He sees Neang Seda and …

Ramayana International Festival, East Java
Friday, 30 Jun, 2006 – 16:32 | No Comment
Ramayana International Festival, East Java

East Java, By Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Propinsi Jawa Timur 27th June 2006
Ksirarnawa Stage 20.00 PM
Title: Dewi Sukesi To Paradise.
The performance by East Java telling about when the priest Of Bhegawan Wisrowo has a marriage …

Barong Brutuk
Thursday, 29 Jun, 2006 – 9:53 | No Comment
Barong Brutuk

The main temple of Trunyan, Pura Pancering Jagat, is known locally as the ‘temple of the navel of the world’ and stands by an ancient banyan tree that is said to be over 1000 years …

Onggar-Onggar
Monday, 26 Jun, 2006 – 15:20 | No Comment
Onggar-Onggar

Onggar-onggar is the name of the traditional head-dress which is used for the Rejang Saput Karah Dance from the traditional village of Bungaya in Karangasem. Bungaya is one of the oldest villages in Bali. It …

Sacred Dances
Thursday, 18 May, 2006 – 14:11 | 2 Comments
Sacred Dances

There are several dances which are considered more sacred that others: Rejang, Pasutri, Mendet, Baris Gede and Topeng Pajegan. These are usually performed in the innermost courtyard (Jeroan) of temple. Part of what makes “sacred” …

Jauk Dance
Thursday, 18 May, 2006 – 12:23 | No Comment
Jauk Dance

A violent solo pantomime mask dance of a demonic warrior wearing a tall, pagoda like helmet.
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Tari Topeng Telek
Saturday, 6 May, 2006 – 10:39 | No Comment
Tari Topeng Telek

Telek dance is usually danced by four dancers wearing white masks dancing sweet style. It depicts the gods preparing themselves for the battle with the demons.
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Holy Cross Balinese Gamelan Orchestra to Hold Spring Concert
Friday, 28 Apr, 2006 – 15:03 | No Comment
Holy Cross Balinese Gamelan Orchestra to Hold Spring Concert

WORCESTER, Mass. * The Holy Cross departments of theatre and music will present the spring concert of their famed Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari, under the directorship of visiting fellow in Balinese performing arts, …

An Evening of Contemporary Dance in Bali
Thursday, 27 Apr, 2006 – 14:12 | No Comment
An Evening of Contemporary Dance in Bali

Three Dancers – Three Traditions – One Vision at Nusa Dua Saturday, April 29, 2006.
On Stage – a long-awaited organization on Bali’s arts and culture scene dedicated to celebrating the diverse traditions of performing arts …

Bali To Hold First International Ramayana Festival
Wednesday, 26 Apr, 2006 – 14:06 | One Comment
Bali To Hold First International Ramayana Festival

Bali will hold the first International Ramayana Festival and invite a number of countries having similar Ramayana and Mahabharata epic to participate in the festival, a local official said on Wednesday.
“The festival …

Lila Cita Bali Tour 2006
Friday, 21 Apr, 2006 – 10:19 | No Comment
Lila Cita Bali Tour 2006

This year, Lila Cita has been invited to perform at the prestigious Bali Arts Festival. This festival, known locally as Pesta Kesenian Bali or PKB, is the biggest showcase of Balinese visual and performing arts …

Gamelan Sekar Jaya upcoming concerts in San Fransisco Bay Area
Tuesday, 11 Apr, 2006 – 15:30 | No Comment
Gamelan Sekar Jaya upcoming concerts in San Fransisco Bay Area

Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 13:25:40 -0700
From: Gamelan Sekar Jaya
Subject: GSJ upcoming concerts in SF Bay Area
Greetings list-friends,
Below is a revised list of our upcoming concerts. We’ve been having …

Legong Saba Style
Sunday, 9 Apr, 2006 – 20:00 | 4 Comments
Legong Saba Style

Location
Puri Taman Saba was nestled within Puri Saba compound. Since 1951 descendant of late I Gusti Gede Raka lived there. Arie Smit was also closed friends of late I Gusti Gede Raka that …

From The Grace of The Gamelan to The Pulse of The Underground: The Power and Passion of Music in Bali
Wednesday, 5 Apr, 2006 – 16:26 | 2 Comments
From The Grace of The Gamelan to The Pulse of The Underground: The Power and Passion of Music in Bali

A life without music would be unthinkable in Bali. Here music is woven into the very fabric of society, playing an essential role in ceremonies to mark the turning of the life cycle, to celebrate …

The Grace and Power of Balinese Dance and Drama
Saturday, 25 Mar, 2006 – 10:24 | No Comment
The Grace and Power of Balinese Dance and Drama

No visit to Bali can be called complete without witnessing at least one performance of the spectacular mix of grace and spirit, passion and power that is Balinese dance. Whether it is the delicate beauty …

Wayang : Balinese shadow puppets
Friday, 17 Feb, 2006 – 15:46 | No Comment
Wayang : Balinese shadow puppets

Wayang (shadow puppets)is an ancient form of story telling and often part of ritual ceremony. Wayang has been a part of Indonesian culture going back as far as 1500 B.C. There are many …