This page is all about Barong Dance Ubud performance as beautiful and unique things on what to see in Ubud Bali. Find out on dance schedule, ticket prices, and location.
Ubud Bali is one of the first destinations when tourists on holiday in Bali. There are plenty of reasons that make Ubud Bali become the leading destination for travelers. Such as, Ubud offer natural outdoor scenery.
With beautiful outdoor natural scenery, many types of outdoor activities held in Ubud, such as:
Besides outdoor activities, Ubud Bali also offers culture and art tourism, specialize in modern painting, traditional painting. Therefore, if you want to see Balinese art painting in Ubud Bali, give a try to visit the Neka Art Museum Ubud.
Besides the art museum, Ubud also a favorite place to see Bali traditional dance performance. Also, there are three types of traditional Balinese dance, were performed for tourist at the Ubud area. The traditional Balinese dance such as:
- Barong Dance Ubud.
- Kecak Dance Ubud.
- Legong Dance Ubud.
Almost everyday Bali traditional dance performance held in Ubud, but the daily performance not at the same location.
Bali Traditional Barong Dance Ubud
During your holiday in Bali, most of us want to see or visit the different side of Bali island. One of the authentic and unique sides of Bali is a traditional Balinese dance performance, which is called Barong Dance Bali.
There are many kinds of Barong dance in Bali, and the famous one is Barong Ket dance. You must be wondering, what is Barong Ket?
From the shape and design of Barong Ket, it takes form as an animal mix between tiger, lion, dragon and a cow shape. The entire body of the Barong Ket decorated with traditional Balinese carvings made from cow-hide. In the sculptures, there are dozens of small glass mirrors.
When there are lights hits the small mirror glass, create a sparkling form of view of the Barong Ket. On the body of Barong Ket, you also will see much fur. The wool made from the dried fibers leaves and usually use pandan leaves. It required two dancers to wear the Barong Ket costume.
At the same time during the performance of Barong Ket dance, also perform Rangda Dance. Rangda is a figure which looks very sinister, due to be used to symbolize evil. While the Barong Ket express virtue, therefore, every Barong Ket dance performance, there is Rangda dance performance. Due to it represents the eternal difference between righteousness and evil.
Traditional Music Instrument
Balinese traditional music will accompany the performance of Barong dance Ubud. The Balinese traditional music instrument calls, Gamelan Semar Pegulingan. If you are curious how on the sound of Gamelan Semar Pegulingan, please click below link!
For the first time heard the sound of Gamelan Semar Pegulingan, definitely sound strange to the ear, but you will get used to after you see Barong dancers movement, following the rhythm of Gamelan Semar Pegulingan.
Is It Recommended To Watch With Kids
If you are on holiday in Bali with kids, before you decide to watch Bali Barong Dance in Ubud, you should ask your children if they brave enough to watch Balinese Barong dance performance. You can do this by showing your kids on how Balinese Barong dance performed.
This way, you will know that your children brave enough to watch Barong Dance Ubud or not. Please click on the link, to see the example video of Barong Dance in Ubud.
Ubud Barong Dance Schedule, Location & Ticket Prices
|Location||Day / Time||Ticket Price|
|Sahadewa Batubulan||Everyday - 09:30||IDR 100.000 / person|
|Ubud Palace||Wed & Fri - 19:30||IDR 100.000 / person|
|Balai Banjar Ubud Kelod||Wednesday - 18:30||IDR 100.000 / person|
|Ptgl Kelod Ubud||Monday - 18:30||IDR 100.000 / person|
Note: Barong dance Ubud ticket prices can change anytime without further notice.