One of the premier arts and Balinese Barong dance is most preferred by the tourists in Bali. Barong dance is a relic of pre Hindu culture. Barong dance staged and promoted by two dancers, one dancer is at the head and the other on the rump or tail.
Barong is a form of animal mytologi at many kinds of a head shaped like a lion, tiger, wild boar male elephant, ox or keket. Keket by the Balinese considered the king of the jungle, called by the name of the King Banaspati.
Visitors can be entertained by the player character. We will never get bored watching this barong dance, because in addition to an interesting story and good performances are also full of humor-filled with laughter. We can also see directly in barong dance performances there is also the impression of mystical.
Barong mask is made from wood taken from places such as the haunted cemetery, and therefore sacred Barong is a very sacred by the Hindu community in Bali. This dance performance with or without a story, always beginning with the opening performance, accompanied by gamelan. There are several kinds of barong dance is often performed the type of Baring Ket.