Janger Dance Bali
Social Balinese Janger Dance Local and International
Bali is known for its exotic traditions and culture which attract tourists not only the local but also from around the world. Dances are one of the attractions that cannot be missed when visiting the Island of Gods. Janger Dance is one of popular performance in this region besides there are many others such as Kecak, Pendet, Legong and others. Janger is considered as social dance which is performed by young people in some pairs. This dance will be performed with the music created from the traditional orchestra instruments known as gamelan. The music and dance will be performed harmoniously as one breathtaking performance for the audience.
To perform the Janger Dance, the young people consists of men and women will be in pairs. They perform the dance and song alternately. The dance is not merely a dance but it has deep meaning as the indication of story of a couple who are in love. This dance is performed as entertainment and part of traditional Balinese culture. Janger is also one of dances in Bali which can be performed by anyone and it is easy to dance without continuous training like some others. Besides with gamelan, the performance will also be accompanied by tetamburan and gender shadow puppet.
Like other Balinese dances, Janger Dance cannot be separated from the stunning costume. Because this is performed by different genders, the costumes are also different. Balinese traditional male costume will be noticeable because they will wear Udeng or male headband from this region. The female dancers will have different costumer in which they will use crown-like on their head. The female dancers should have long hair because it is the part of culture. Many people believe that his dance derived from Sanghyang or God’s dance. Besides this dance, there are still many exotic cultures to enjoy when visiting the Island of Gods. Our All Bali tour service has the package to watch this popular dance in Bali.