Archive for the ‘Dancing – Music’ Category

Bali is renowned worldwide for the wealth of its culture, among which dancing is occupying a privileged position. Each village of the island supports as much as possible a dancing group as well as a gamelan or jegog orchestra. This is the case for the village of Pekutatan which is housing Dajuma. After an interruption   Read More …

This New Year celebration has been particularly festive at Dajuma. More than 50 guests enjoyed a delicious typical Balinese dinner served in the garden while 3 orchestras (Jeggog, Gamelan and Gongs) accompanied by Balinese dancers were playing. When midnight approached, all the guests were invited to come on stage to play with the musicians. After   Read More …

Jegog instruments were created in Negara in 1912. They became very popular among local people to celebrate the harvest time. Today Jegog are used during wedding ceremonies and Saturday night’s informal meetings among village people. The instruments are made of bamboo of various sizes, which gives high to low vibrations. Jegog music is performed regularly   Read More …

Categories: Dajuma, Dancing - Music

Music is a major part of Balinese lifestyle and education. Every village has its own Gamelan orchestra which is accompanied by dancers who practice since childhood. Instruments can not be separated. They are kept by the community and handed on each new generation. Gamelan performs for show but also for rituals and ceremonies. Every week   Read More …

Categories: Dajuma, Dancing - Music