Kecak

kecak

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  • chorus of men that utter the syllable "kecak" with many variations and without instrumental accompaniment
  • originally accompanied sanghyang dances in the villages, but was adapted by Europeans to a new form called, popularly,"monkey dance" and is now given exclusively for tourists
Andap
kecak
Kasar
kecak
Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Pragina kecak suba negak di bale banjar
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Ipidan satondén ada Covid 19, liu pesan turisé ané mabalih kécak di Uluwatu.
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Kecak. 1935
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Kecak dance. 1935

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Kecak. 1935
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Kecak dance. 1935

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Jimbar weweidangan GWK kantos 240 hektar tur sering pian dados genah balih-balihan seni tradisional (Tari Kecak, Tari Barong, miwah sane lianan) miwah seni modern (Viral Fest Asia, Soundrenaline, Dreamfields, miwah sane lianan).

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Makeh wenten seni lan budaya ring desa Batubulan, makadi sasolahan Kecak miwah Barong.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Witnyane, sesolahan kecak puniki kagelarin sinarengan antuk Sesolahan Sanghyang Jaran khas saking Banjar Buni (cingakin lepihan “Sanghyang Jaran”).

In English:   This Cak Sanghyang dance is performed in conjunction with the Sanghyang Jaran Dance which is a tribute dance to Ratu Sakti Ulukuda, the god who protects the people of Banjar Buni.

In Indonesian:   Tari Cak Sanghyang ini dipentaskan bersamaan dengan Tari Sanghyang Jaran yang merupakan tari penghormatan kepada Ratu Sakti Ulukuda, dewa yang melindungi warga Banjar Buni.

In Balinese:   Ring rahina Buda Umanis Julungwangi, krama Banjar Buni, Kuta ngamargiang upacara sane ketah kabaos Cak Sanghyang, utawi Kecak Sanghyang.

In English:   This Cak Sanghyang dance is performed in conjunction with the Sanghyang Jaran Dance which is a tribute dance to Ratu Sakti Ulukuda, the god who protects the people of Banjar Buni.

In Indonesian:   Tari Cak Sanghyang ini dipentaskan bersamaan dengan Tari Sanghyang Jaran yang merupakan tari penghormatan kepada Ratu Sakti Ulukuda, dewa yang melindungi warga Banjar Buni.

In Balinese:   Yening jagi kewentenang sesolahan sane marupa kecak, mangde wenten sekadi sane kinucap protokol kesehatan.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Menurut titiang salah satu contoh sane mersidayang membangkitkan pariwisata daya tarik wisatawan ke bali,irage utawi masyarakat bali sareng pemerintah lan para pregina baline ngadaang acara tari” an miwah kecak ring genah-genah pariwisata,nike mawinan bise ngundang para wisatawan lokal utawi luar negeri antuk melancaran malih ke bali.Lianan nike masyarakat lan pemerintah mase bise ngelestariang bali liwat ngarye kerajinan-kerajinan sane unik,kerajinan punika bise ke gae aji barang-barang sane bekas lan ten me anggen utawi kerajinan uli tiing miwah kau-kau (batok kelapa).

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Menurut titiang salah satu contoh sane mersidayang membangkitkan pariwisata daya tarik wisatawan ke bali,irage utawi masyarakat bali sareng pemerintah lan para pregina baline ngadaang acara tari” an miwah kecak ring genah-genah pariwisata,nike mawinan bise ngundang para wisatawan lokal utawi luar negeri antuk melancaran malih ke bali.Lianan nike masyarakat lan pemerintah mase bise ngelestariang bali liwat ngarye kerajinan-kerajinan sane unik,kerajinan punika bise ke gae aji barang-barang sane bekas lan ten me anggen utawi kerajinan uli tiing miwah kau-kau (batok kelapa).

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Krama Bali sane durung makarya dados karangkul mangda sareng-sareng malajah seni balih-balihan sakadi kecak muah tari kolosal lianan.

In English:   Balinese people who have not got jobs can be embraced to learn together performing arts such as Kecak and other colossal dances.

In Indonesian:   Namun semenjak Covid-19 mengusak-asik dunia, para wisatawan tidak lagi berwisata ke Bali.

In Balinese:   Ada masih séwalapatra uli Sekretaris Daerah Kabupatén Badung, pajalan igel-igelan kecak di tongos malali sakadi Pura Uluwatu tur Garuda Wisnu Kencana apang mareren malu uli tanggal 31 Maret 2020 neked galah ane onden pasti.

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In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sasolahan nika kasekasin antuk limangatus juru igel kecak tur penyanyi jazz Trie Utami, gitaris Dewa Budjana, lan seniman Harpa Maya Hasan.

In English:   This performance involved 500 kecak dancers as well as jazz singer Trie Utami, guitarist Dewa Budjana, and harp artist Maya Hasan.

In Indonesian:   Bahkan tak jarang Putu menjadi nara sumber dan juri dalam berbagai peristiwa dan kompetisi seni di Tanah Air.