9 Balinese Dance listed in Unesco Cultural Heritage

By the end of 2015, nine Balinese traditional dances were set within the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 10th Summit of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Windhoek, Namibia.

The ninth Bali dances is Rejang Dance, Sanghyang Dedari, Baris Upacara, Topeng Sidakarya, Dramatari Gambuh, Sendratari Wayang Wong, Legong Kraton, Joged Bumbung, and Barong Ket Kuntisraya.
For Balinese, dance is a reflection of life, the values ​​of religious teachings, and the expression of human emotions.



Genjek a typical art Karangasem Bali. The tradition of using vocal and accompanied by music like flute, drums and cengceng. Impression excited and happy emitted from the way they express the words rhythmically should a song. Some other people will imitate the sound of music as a complement of genjek especially the sound of drums and kempul . This art was originally developed in the eastern part of Bali ( Karangasem ) and subsequently known to all other parts of Bali . Even in northern Bali 's own art is sometimes equipped with staging Joged complete with musical instruments made ​​after the artists Genjek completed.