There are many kind of Balinese Dances.
Some of these which mostly perform in Peliatan are:
WALI : Sacred Dances
Sacred dances, danced at every temple ceremony, ritual dances, dedicated to the god. Mostly perform in the main area of the temple (Jeroan)
Tari Rejang, Tari Baris, Tari Pendet, Barong, Tari SangHyang, e.t.c…
BEBALI : Sacred Dances (Drama)
Semi ritual dances, its function can be as a ritual dances, or also can be as a dance for entertainment.
Tari Topeng, Drama Tari Gambuh, Wayang Wong, e.t.c…
BALIH-BALIHAN : Balinese Dance & Drama
Dances for entertainment, its function is to entertain the audiences. If in the temple, most of these dances perform in a stage (wantilan), outsider area of the temple (Jaba).
Tari Penyambutan, Legong Dance, Tari Kekebyaran, e.t.c…
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