Yokjakarta, Ramayana Ballet

Written by on July 6, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

Yokjakarta, Ramayana Ballet


A traditional Javanese dance drama performed by 200 dancers based on the classic Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Held on the open aired stage at Prambanan during the full moon with the Hindu temples and the volcano Merapi as a backdrop. The whole sequence takes four nights and starts at 07.30 pm. The performances are:

The abduction of Shinta.

Hanoman Mission.

The Death of Kumbokarno and Shinta’s Trial Purity.

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