The Cendrawasih, the bird of paradise is a beautiful bird that has brown and yellow feathers and is from Irian Jaya. Cendrawasih dance is a dance that tells the story
A traditional warrior dance; where the dancer gradually moves from a state of calm observation to passionate and courageous readiness for battle
Dancers putting on the masks of beauties or devils appear on the stage, and perform the battle between the virtue and the vice. A typical Balinese view of the world: “Rua Bineda”
This dance is based on the story of two brothers, the Kings – Subali and Sugriwa, who were turned into monkeys. The two lived in peace
Taruna Jaya expresses changing moods characteristic of the transitional period experienced by any youth in Balinese life: coyness, bashfulness, irritability
Puspa Mekar (Lambang Sari), This is a ceremonious, traditional dance in which offerings are made to purify the temple or theater
Semara, the God of love and passion, is Siva’s son (an Indian God of dance and destruction). The dance starts with Semara and his new bride, Ratih, the Goddess of Moon.
Legong Lasem or Kraton Dance, this is classical dance, which is usually staged in the palace courtyard to entertain the king. Three girl dancers in colorful costumes perform it.
The famous dancer, Mario from Tabananan, caused a sensation throughout Bali with this piece (and Kebyar Duduk), which he created in the 1920s.