Bali Legong dance. Woman dancing the secular dance.

Bali national costume. Legong dance clothing. Indonesian national costume

Bali Legong dance

Bali Legong dance. Woman dancing the secular dance.

The Legong is a dance that originated on the Indonesian island of Bali. The dance ensemble can include up to five dancers. Feature of the dance are the elaborate costumes of precious brocade, the headdress decorated with frangipani blossoms, the intensely painted faces of the dancers and the accompanied by the gamelan pelegongan orchestra.

Ubud, Bali’s artistic center of this dance. Here a variety of different well maintained Legong performances will be listed.

Gallery: Traditional costumes of Japan and Java.

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