Bali, Pendet Dance

Written by on July 7, 2012 in Bali Dance with 0 Comments

Bali, Pendet Dance


pendet dance is a traditional Balinese dance, in which offerings are made to purify the temple or theater as a prelude to ceremonies or other dances. Pendet can be thought of as a dance of greeting, to welcome the audience and invite spirits to enjoy a performance. bali traditional dances such as Pendet, is one of the dances of many cultures in bali. Indonesia is rich in culture, and Bali is one place that has a culture of ancestor. Pendet is usually performed during temple ceremonies. All dancers carry in their right hand a small offering of incense, cakes, water vessels, or flower formations set in palm leaf With these they dance from shrine to shrine within the temple.  Pendet, thus, may be performed as a continue the day and late into the night during temple feasts.

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