Sunday, September 27, 2009

culture and art bali

Bali is known as a famous tourist destination in Indonesia and also overseas, has a unique culture and gorgeous. Lives of people so close to the values embodied in art the daily offerings.
Artistic life began early when he was diusia children. Learning to dance and play gamelan megambel or an activity that can be found in the everyday life of children. A daughter with his fingers moving swiftly accompanied by gamelan playing melodious.
Most Balinese livelihood as a farmer with managing rice fields. Bali is known in the water management system for farmers who are often known by the name "Subak". At just before harvest, this ceremony to give thanks.


Balinese traditional music has in common with traditional music in many other areas in Indonesia, for example in the use of the gamelan and various other percussion instruments. Nevertheless, there is specificity in playing techniques and composition, for example in the form of kecak, which is a form of song which is said to imitate the sound of monkeys.
Similarly, a variety of gamelan, played even unique, for example Jegog Gamelan, Gamelan Gong Gede, Gambang Gamelan, Gamelan Selunding, and Gamelan Semar Pegulingan. There is also music Angklung Ngaben played for ceremonies, and music played in various Bebonangan other ceremonies.
There is a modern form of traditional Balinese music, such as Gamelan Gong Kebyar which is dance music that developed during the Dutch colonial period, and the start tube Joged popular in Bali since the 1950s. Balinese music is generally a combination of various metal percussion instruments (metallophone), gongs, and wooden percussion (xylophone). Because social relations, politics and culture, traditional music or games Bali Balinese gamelan influence or affect each other's cultures in the surrounding area, such as traditional music community in Banyuwangi and Lombok traditional music.

Bali silat

Balinese dance in general may dikatagorikan into three groups, ie, guardian or performing sacred dances, or bebali dance performances for ceremonies and also for visitors, and the art of dance for the entertainment of visitors.
Balinese dance expert I Made Bandem early 1980s never classify Balinese dances are; among other things belonging to the guardian for example Berutuk, Sang Hyang Dedari, Rejang and Baris Gede, among others, is bebali Gambuh, Pajegan Mask and Puppet Wong, whereas balih-balihan among others is the Legong, Parwa, Arja, Prembon and Joged, and various other modern dance choreography.
One of the most popular dance for tourists is the Kecak. Around the 1930s, Wayan Limbak worked with German painter Walter Spies to create this dance based on tradition Trance and parts of the Ramayana story. Wayan Limbak at popularizing this dance around the world in the entourage of his Balinese dancers.

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