A COLOSSAL PERFORMANCE
THE SYNOPSIS of the RAMAYANA BALLET at Purawisata/Prambanan
With the help Kalamaricha who transforms himself into a golden deer, Rahwana is able to kidnap Sinta. Jatayu tries to save the princess but he is defeated and falls to the ground. As Jatayu dies, he tells Rama that Sinta has been kidnapped by Rahwana. Knowing that his beloved wife is kidnapped, Rama orders Hanoman to travel to Alengka and to observe Sinta’s condition. Hanoman meets Sinta in the Argasoka garden and gives Rama’s ring to Sinta and as the answer; she sends her hairpin ornament to Rama. After Hanoman completes his duty, he destroys the beautiful Argasoka garden. This causes Rahwana to become very angry and he commands his men to burn the white creature. Hanoman avoids death, as he possesses super natural power. When the soldier are commanded to the battle, Hindrajid asks Kumbokarno for assistance and engages in fight with Rama who defeats him. In the battle, Alengka’s soldier are killed as well as Kumbokarno and Hindrajid. Rahwana and Rama finally meet in battle and at least Rahwana is defeated and killed. Hanoman fetches Sinta who is very happy to meet her beloved husband. However, Rama rejects her for has doubts of his wife’s purity and asks her to have a holy bath by jumping into a burning fire. Sinta calmly steps into the
holy fire, since in her indeed pure. Finally Rama and Sinta return to the Pancawati kingdom where they live happily ever after.
RAMAYANA BALLET AT PURAWISATA
Dinner : 7 – 8 pm
Performance : 8 – 9. 30 pm
Dinner & Performance : 7 – 9. 30 pm
RAMAYANA BALLET AT PRAMBANAN
Perform on Schedule.
Dinner : 6 – 7 pm.
Performance : 7. 30 – 9. 30 pm.
THE SYNOPSIS of the BOROBUDUR MASTERPIECE DANCE
Human emotional mood tends to change like the Rolling Wheel, which sometimes depicts greed, violence and mutual oppression. These all lead to chaos and gripping fear. Rakai Panangkaran, known as a person with strong moral, is always critical to humans evil s therefore, he teaches good ways of live. His teaching are carved in stone piles describing the morals of Kamadhatu, Rupadhatu and Rupadhatu.
This scene depict the spirit of solidarity, cooperation and unity among the people at the foot of menoreh hills while commencing the construction of the Borobudur temple. The evil spirits come out to disrupt the work, which lead to the people’s suffering. The kingdom’s officers and the monks take actions to expel the evil spirits.
King Samaratungga is determined to complete the temple construction and with the people’s full support and help, he and his people manage to finish the project.
King Samaratungga, his office and his people offer thank to God for the complete construction of the Borobudur temple. They sit silently and under the guidance of the monk they pray for peace and peaceful life.
Dinner : 6 – 7 pm.
Performance : 7 – 9 pm.
Location : At Aksobya Open Theater – Borobudur Temple.