DANCES

Find out more about the Balinese dance and the cultural story behind, which is the part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The story of Barong Landung is acculturation between Balinese and Chinese cultures. King Jaya Pangus and his wife Kang Cing Wie cursed to become statues due to the behaviour of the king. Their manifestation is called Barong Landung. The queen embodies a beautiful Chinese woman, while the king has a scary face with long fangs. And, this is what the Balinese call Rwa Bhineda – Bali’s Yin and Yang philosophy. Learn more about this story through our videos. Watch the video now!

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