Oleg Tamulilingan, Balinese Dance Of Love

Oleg Tamulilingan the dance for those who are in love. Oleg Tamulilingan came from two Balinese word, Oleg means graceful movement and Tamulilingan means bumblebee, combined to named a creative art of dance that was created in 1952. Inspired by the photographs of classical ballet duet "Sleeping Beauty" about the love story princess Aurora with her lovely Prince Charming, who shown to I Ketut Marya by a Western cultural observer that lived in Kaliungu, Denpasar, John Coast.

Oleg tamulilingan tells about a couple of bumblebees, which was having an romance in the flower garden. Performed by a couple of teenagers. This dance is very fascinating with a beautiful movement, Balinese dancer boys and girls always dreamed to performed this dance perfectly. Aside from being a symbol of romance, Oleg Tamulilingan movements also contains a Balinese beauty characteristic.
I Ketut Marya A.K.A I Ketut Mario by the western tongue and his oleg tamulilingan dance have been blend and legendary. Indeed, oleg tamulilingan created through a complicated process by a unique I Ketut Mario personallity. Artsitic expression that accumulated in oleg tamulilingan dance, it is entirely aesthetic formulations of I Ketut Marya. But the accompaniment which is a conceptual framework in a choreography, Mario supported by formidable gambelan (Balinese Music) expert I Wayan Sukra from Marga village Tabanan regency, and perfected by Anak Agung Gde Mandera, Gusti Kompyang and Wayan Lebah from Peliatan, Gianyar.

Tabanan government by the Education and Culture board of Tabanan built a in house stage named I ketut Marya stage to eternize his name as a legendary artist from Tabanan and also build a sculpture of oleg tamulilingan dancer in front of the building. Nowadays, to stimulate the youngster and preserve this artwork, Tabanan government had good intentions to held a Oleg Tamulilingan and Kebyar Terompong (other dance that created by I Ketut Marya) dance competition.

To be a performer of oleg tamulilingan dance needs a hard work to practice and learn the dance, its quite different with other modern Balinese dance. The movement are specific and has to be danced with sense of a happy lovers. It is kinda rare to see the performance of oleg tamulilingan in this day among the crowd of Balinese dance growth. But oleg tamulilingan always be one of material that need to be teach at a Balinese dance studio, so it will be keep alive and sustainable.


Legong Keraton Dance

Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions.

An extremely basic definition of legong is a dance traditionally performed by pre-pubescent girls in the palaces of feudal Bali.

One translation is that the word is made up of two words. Lega meaning happy and Ing wong meaning person – put them together and you get: “something that makes people happy”. Another one is oleg meaning dance and gong meaning gamelan, the music that accompanies the dance.


Satya Brastha Dance

Satya Brastha dance is one of the new dance creations . As part of Balinese performing arts , dance Satya Brastha can thrive in the community because of the unique composition of the dance , the dance that is easy to learn by the public.
Satya Brasta dancer number amounted to 6 adults . Satya Brasta dance is Bali dance creations presented by a group of male dancers who tells of the epic battle between Gatotkaca with Karna that ended by the death of Gatotkaca by Konta Wijayakusuma weapon. The creator of Satya Brastha dance is I Nyoman Cerita , SST , MA in 1989 .