Saturday, September 15, 2012
Kecak & Fire Dance
This photo of Kecak Fire & Trance Dance is courtesy of TripAdvisor
Kecak dance is romantic dance performance of Rama & Sinta the dance is similar to Romeo and Juliet story.
The dance is using mouth sounds "cak, cak, cak...." with the dancer surrounded by all men with the unique mouth sounds with unique collaborations.
All men who sit down in circle only wearing black and white sarong and there's a meaning of balance within a good thing and bad thing life together in peaceful.
On the dance you'll see the white monkey mean's Hanoman, the monkey is trying to protect Sinta while Rahwana trying to kidnap her.
The dance performance is only using fire for lighting which is will take you on the traditional life without electricity.
At the end of performance the dancer will presented fire trance dance (Sangyang Jaran) or dance on the fire.
Ubud is the best place to see these performance.