Experience the Balinese Dance in Bali, Indonesia
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Take a tour of Balinese Dance in Indonesia – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. One of the most vital aspects of Indonesia’s culture is Balinese dance. Some Balinese dances require girls to be trained at a young age. Balinese dancers even use their faces to help tell stories and create symbols. An important character in Balinese dance is the virtuous spirit Barong. Barong is sometimes a lion but is different creatures in other parts of Indonesia.

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World’s Greatest Attractions Hi, I’m Naomi and I’m very excited to show you the World’s Greatest Attractions. One of the most vital aspects of Indonesia's culture is Balinese dance. Some of Balinese dances require girls to be trained at a young age. Balinese dancers even use their faces to help tell stories and create symbols. An important character in Balinese dance is the virtuous spirit Barong. Barong is sometimes a lion, but is different creatures in other parts of Indonesia. Barong often fights a bad witch named Rangda in the stories told in Balinese dance. Take in a cornerstone of a colorful culture and experience Balinese dance. Thank you for watching our travel video series. See you next time.