The Kecak Dance Performance is very simple. Both dancers and costumes, and it’s accompanied by chorus. The kecak dance consist of about one fifty to one hundred men wearing only loin-cloth, the upper part of their bodies left bare. The form rows of circles, in the middle of which is coconut oil lamp. First they move their bodies rhythmically to the left and to the right, chanting the words cak ke-cak ke-cak ke-cak continuously, in slow rhythm. Gradually the rhythm is speeded up and by turns they lift their hands, trembling, into the air. The kecak dance is performed for dance-dramas and the story presented is taken from the Ramayana epic. The kecak dance is used to present the Ramayana dance-drama, the kecak dancers play Rama’s troops of apes, Rahwana’s troops of giants.
The Barong is a mythological being in Bali that takes the form of a four-legged wild animal. This wild animal was the totem animal or the animal protecting the Balinese people before the Hindu relegion entered the island, because of the function as protector, the Barong is said to be manifestation of good forces which will always fight the manifestation of evil forces, the Rangda, who take the form of a frightening she-devil. The Barong Dance has always been popular in Bali. It is danced by two men, one man dancing the head and forelegs and other playing the hind legs and tail. The wel-known barong in Bali are the Barong Keket, the Barong Kalekek and Barong Landung. The dance performance show in the morning at Batubulan Village start at 9.30am
The Bali Zoo Park invites the public to get “Zoological” with Wildlife in Paradise. At the Bali Zoo Park, getting Zoological isn’t just about having exotic animals in eco-friendly habitants, nor is it only about allowing guest to be interactive and hands-on, feeding and riding elephants, petting deer, playing with rabbits, and getting up close and personal in holding snakes, baby crocodiles, and bear-cats, nor is it just about seeing birds shows and lions, tigers and bears up close, it’s all of these things and more.