Weekly Photo Challenge : Barong Dance

Barong Dance is a traditional story telling  dance from Bali. The story of the dance is about a fight between Barong versus Rangda. Barong represents a good spirit, while Rangda represents an evil spirit.

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Barong

Barong is a lion like creature with red hair, white thick fur, fantastic fangs, bulging eyes, and wear jewelry. He is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good (wikipedia). The Barong is carried by two dancers.

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Rangda

Rangda is a demon queen of the leak in Bali. She has long and unkempt hair, claws, horrifying face, and long tongue.

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How is the ending? Can Barong defeat Rangda?

Is it true that good always triumphs over evil?

Find out the answer by watching the Barong Dance performance live in Bali!!


4 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge : Barong Dance

  1. Barong dan Rangda… Rwa Bhineda… Yin dan Yang… dua yang sangat berbeda tapi kalau yang satu tidak ada, maka hancurlah dunia karena tak ada keseimbangan padanya :)).

    1. Wah….pas banget…ahlinya muncul…
      Kak.. request postingan tentang Barong dan Rangda dong…hehehe…

      Hmmm.. begitu juga dalam diri setiap manusia… ada hitam dan ada putih ya…

      1. Duh mau posting soal apa ya saya terkait ini Mbak :hehe. Amin, mudah-mudahan bisa ya :)).
        Iya… tinggal yang dominan sisi yang sebelah mana, itu saja :)).

  2. Sejarah dan ceritanya, kak… hehehe..
    katanya Rangda itu Calon Arang ibunya Airlangga ya?
    Tapi waktu aku nonton Barong ngga disebut2 tentang Calon Arang ini… malah ada cerita tentang Nakula Sadewa… *aduh…aku malah udah lupa jalan ceritanya…

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