kecak

ek c k/
  • 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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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


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

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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:   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.

In English:  

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:  

In Indonesian:   Pertunjukan ini melibatkan 500 penari kecak serta penyanyi jazz Trie Utami, gitaris Dewa Budjana, dan seniman harpa Maya Hasan.