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The Uluwatu Kecak Dance

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Kecak Dance

Balinese art drama which mainly tells about the Ramayana. This dance is performed by many (tens or more) male dancers who sit in a circle and with a certain rhythm call “cak” and raise both arms, depicting the story of Rama fight Rahwana.

Kecak originates from the sanghyang ritual, the dancer will be in an unconscious state, communicating with God or the spirits of the ancestors.