Sunday, September 2, 2012

Balinese dance sustainability is threatened, due to changes in lifestyle and livelihood of the Balinese

Balinese dance sustainability is threatened, due to changes in lifestyle and livelihood of the Balinese. It can not be denied, and can not be avoided due to changing lifestyles, livelihoods and the economy, greatly affect the sustainability of Balinese dance.

Balinese dance was originally created by the artist created in Bali, for the purpose of worshiping ancestors. Balinese dance and initially also made ​​for offerings and entertainment to kings in Bali.

Currently, the majority of Balinese dance is used for worship. Sometimes also staged to welcome the guest of honor. There is also danced for the entertainment of the tourists, but it's very little.

But ironically, Bali as a tourist destination and the art world that has a very unique culture, is increasingly eroded. Especially the preservation of Balinese dance.

Today, the people of Bali to pursue dance of Bali, is not profitable for them. Because they assume it can not provide sufficient economic income to meet living.