17 October 2009
Bali - The Unique Culture
Bali is an island in Indonesia, but it's also one of the provinces of Indonesia. Bali lies between Java and Lombok Island. Denpasar is the capital of his province, which is located in the south of the island. The majority of Balinese are Hindu. In the world famous Bali as a tourist destination with a unique variety of art-culture results, especially for the Japanese and Australian tourists. Bali is also known as Island of the Gods.
Bali, one tourist destination that was never bored for a visit. In addition to its beautiful natural scenery, Bali is also famous for its unique culture and customs are not istiadatnya can be found in any other tourist destination.
However, there is still a lot of potential tourists who have difficulty getting information about the holiday to Bali. The limited information the media creates the impression as if the information about the holiday to Bali can be obtained only after coming to Bali.
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 balih-balihan or the art of dance for the entertainment of visitors. 
Balinese dance expert I Made Bandem  in the 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, Masks Pajegan, and Wayang 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 modulus worked with German painter Walter Spies to create this dance based on tradition Trance and parts of the Ramayana story. Wayan modulus at popularizing this dance around the world in the entourage of his Balinese dancers.