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  • Ramayana Ballet

    watching an annoying version of the indian epic in a unique scenery


    Bokoharjo, Prambanan, Sleman Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia


    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Personal highlights

    1. Ramayana: traditional epic poem about the struggle of a prince and his princess
    2. Prambanan: large Hindu temple compound from the 10th century near Yogyakarta
    3. Performance: endless uncoordinated jump'n'run to monotonous traditional music 
    4. UNESCO: three temples (Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma) illustrating the epic of Ramayana
    5. Ballet: one of the most boring and annoying shows I have ever seen

    Image sources

    1. Prambanan Temple by Night
    2. Ramayana main Characters posing
    3. Fire spectacle at the end of the show
    4. Large group of monkeys dancing
    5. Sita, the wife of Rama dancing