Basic of Balinese Dance

In broad outline the basics of Balinese dance is divided into 3 parts: Agem, Tandang, and Tangkep. Djayus in theory of Balinese dance stating that basic for Balinese dance is agem, Tandang and Tangkep. As a clearer picture of the basic aspects of Balinese dance is described as follows:
Agem is, the attitude of the principal that contains a specific intent that is a staple of motion that does not change from one attitude to the other attitude of the principal subjects.Agem consists of a variety of forms for example, mungkah lawang, ngerajasinga, nepuk kampuh, ngeteg-pinggel, and others.Tandang is how to move a motion that the other principal subject movement, making it one continuous motion sequence.

Tandang consists of: Abah the displacement according to the composition of dance footwork, and parry the development of such luknagasatru hand, nerudut and ngelimat.Tangkep is inspiration dance expression that emits light through faces.Tangkep consists of some sort, for example: luru , the incredible joy embodied by the expression; encahcerunggu,  to change from one expression to another expression, and maniscerungu, is a smile as he rolled his eyes. Tangkep determine ripeness without inspiration dance, dance does not seem alive. Thus Agem, Tandang and Tangkep is a unity that can not be separated. Terms of a perfection dance requirement is included in it.
Three factors mentioned above have the meaning of unity between wiraga, wirasa and wirama for the perfection of Balinese dance.


Sharing Indonesia with the world

It was so beautiful seeing the Panyembrahma dance. This marvelous and delicate dance is very popular for welcoming guests in Balinese society. The dance is such a lovely form of hospitality and friendliness and is presented with a showering of flowers.

I had the unique pleasure to learn a little of the Panyembrahma dance and I hope the next time I will be able to join and share more of Indonesian culture with the world.
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