Kecak Dance: Bali must-visit curtural attraction
Bali, Indonesia, is renowned for its rich culture and enchanting traditions. Among the many cultural treasures that this island paradise has to offer, one stands out as a must-visit attraction – the mesmerizing Kecak Dance. In this article, we’ll delve into the captivating world of the Kecak Dance and why it should be at the top of your Bali travel itinerarThe Kecak Dance, also known as the “Monkey Dance,” originated in the 1930s in the village of Bona, Gianyar. Its name is derived from the repetitive “cak-cak-cak” choral chant performed by a group of men, creating a hypnotic soundscape that accompanies the dance. This unique dance-drama is based on the ancient Hindu epic, the Ramayana, specifically the part where Lord Rama battles the demon king, Ravanto rescue his beloved wife, Sita.