Kecak dance as it has been widely known by the people is very famous to foreign countries and is very popular as one of artistic performances in the island of the gods. Enjoy Kecak dance at Uluwatu is an extraordinary experience, in Bali there are some Kecak dance performances, but the show is not as beautiful in Uluwatu. The only one Kecak dance show in Bali with a background sunset there are at Uluwatu, therefore Kecak dance at Uluwatu is always crowded with tourists because Uluwatu offers amazing natural scenery. Supported by a place to watch the show higher and circular which will provide an opportunity to enjoy dance more satisfied. In addition Kecak dance, fire dance performances at Uluwatu is also an entertainment that will leave a deep impression and will invite admiration. Pura Luhur Uluwatu temple itself is historic and one of the most sacred and famous temples in Bali. In this place the perfect location to watch directly Balinese dances with beautiful natural shades.
Uluwatu Kecak dance usually performed at 06:00 p.m. to 07:00 p.m. which is the time when the sunset. Usually the story that will performed by Kecak dance at of Uluwatu, took the story of Ramayana. Kecak dance is a dance performance which the most preferred by many tourists, the most unique dance, without musical accompaniment or gamelan anything; this dance is only accompanied by the choir which numbered about 50 until 70 dancers. Kecak dancer would sit in a circle and wearing a black and white sarong. The dancers usually male and usually play told the story of Ramayana. Kecak is the hallmark of sound cak, cak, cak spoken by the dancer male dancer while mutual blared. This dance comes from the sacred dance (Sang Hyang). On the Sang Hyang dance, a man who possessed by the spirit communicate with the gods that already in purify so that the gods can convey his voice with the dancers.
Characteristic of Kecak is the harmonization of sound and motions are displayed dozens of dancers and everything was done even in the absence of someone who served as a giver of command. Certainly not easy to harmonize sound and motion few tens of people to be a series of magical dance it. This is one of the hallmarks of Bali, in addition to having the charm of the natural beauty that makes crowned as the Island of the Gods, Bali is also able to process and package the cultural arts into a dish or tourist attractions that appeal to tourists.
Available seat circular tub without a roof Colloseum exclusively reserved for tourists. Seating is facing terrain of land where the show with a furnace as one of the completeness of the show. Against the backdrop of the evening sky red as the Sun back to the contest clearly adds to the impression of this magical dance.
Kecak originally derived from a sacred ritual called Sang Hyang, the procession of Hindu Balinese dance nuances where there will be dancers who possessed and become a medium of communication with the gods or ancestors who will deliver the message. In this ritual, the dancers who were in unconscious condition are normal. Since the 1930s began to insert Kecak with Ramayana epic story. Now, as the development of the tourism industry in Bali, Kecak has shifted function as dance performances.
Not only Kecak dance that can be enjoyed by tourists, but tourists can also see the temple which is located alongside a cliff with a view of the southern ocean there is Uluwatu Temple. Besides that, in Uluwatu tourist will be able to see a lot of monkeys that are not wild. Tourists who want to visit Uluwatu can come by car or motorbike which is about 40 minutes from Kuta, 30 minutes Ngurah Rai Airport, and 15 minutes from GWK (Garuda Wisnu Kencana)