Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Legong Dance, Classical and Unique from Bali

Legong Dance, one of Balinese classical dance has its own charm and is very popular overseas and domestic tourists while enjoying a holiday on the island. Dance is very flexible, supple, with a dynamic motions presented by some very brilliant woman, either now or in the future. Legong is a cultural inheritance Indonesia especially Bali since two centuries ago that continue to sustainably from one generation to the next.

Legong dance in addition to being the basis daughter dance, also a favorite of the various types of Balinese dance which is unique for this type of dance compared to other areas in Indonesia. Legong dance style that had been famous in Bali is a flow Peliatan, Saba and the flow of Badung. Among the three flow Legong, the most active Peliatan style in conducting a regular gig as a dance spectacle.

Legong registered already quite popular among the public since 1931, after Sekaha Art Peliatan entered the stage to Europe to tone up Colonial Exhibition in Paris. Legong addition, the arena was also shown Calonarang. Peliatan Village, Ubud, from then until now doing continuous Legong dance performances, both for performances related to a ceremony or to entertain the local and foreign tourists.

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