Balinese dance is a variety of dance originating from the island of Bali. Balinese dance is not always dependent on a storyline. The main goal of Balinese dancers is to dance each stage and sequence with full expression. The beauty of Balinese dance is seen in the abstract and beautiful movements. The best known Balinese dances include Pendet, Gambuh, Baris, Sanghyang and Legong.

Balinese dance is mostly religious. Since the 1950s, with the rapid development of tourism, some dances have been performed at non-religious events with some modifications.

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