Cak... cak.... cak.... sir... The voice of the dancers goes softly while accompanying their own dance. Although they look awkward, the art composition of Limbak is still interesting. Moreover, the simple dance movement is perfectly combined with beautiful songs so that the show looks more interesting. The performance combining the elements of dance and a cappella in fact draws the attention of the audience.
Sanggah pamerajan is derived from the words: sanggah, meaning shrine = sanctum; and Pamerajan is derived from Praja = family. So, Sanggah Pamerajan means holy place for a particular family. To sum up, people call it sanggah or merajan. It does not necessarily mean that sanggah only refers to the jaba or non-royal residents, while merajan to tri wangsa. This is really a misunderstanding in the community lasting for a long time and needs to be clarified.
Ritual activities of Hindu community in Bali are always unique. Gratitude in togetherness is not only manifested in the form of offerings, but also in the form of arts like song, gamelan music, dance and drama. Nyenuk, for instance, is a ceremony held as an expression of gratitude after successfully holding a grandiose ceremony. Series of the ceremony is filled with drama presentation containing meaningful philosophy.
The performance is so entertained and absorbing. When the gamelan music compositions created by the late I Wayan Beratha are played, the audience immediately approach and is then enamored. They do not want to miss the opportunity to reminisce the old powerful gamelan music compositions. Moreover, it is combined with contemporary style and expression that makes the presentation of those compositions livelier.
Preservation of the Gebug Seraya dance is made through its second festival. This festival is held for two days starting on Friday (Oct. 2) enlivened by a number of attractions both by adults and children team. Chairman of the committee, Wayan Supertama, said that since last year’s activities it has been regularly held. It is meant to preserve the unique tradition of gebug ende or gebug seraya so that it can still survive at Seraya.
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Two figures of Ubud Palace, namely (late) Tjokorda Gde Sukawati and (late) Tjokorda Gde Agung…