This September the Miss World 2013 contestants are ini Bali. One day during their lunch and visit in Peliatan they watched Balinese dance and gamelan performance of Dewi Sri group.
Here f (kadek ferry) and m (mayumi) joined performing gamelan. Her dance students fromSanggar Tunas Maragawi Banjar Kalah were also joined, but this time they joined as welcome greeters or the pagar ayu in Legong dance costume.
m on uniform of a male gamelan musician,,,
The children of Tunas Maragawi Banjar Kalah in a costume preparation of welcoming Miss World 2013 contestants. The Dewi Sri group performed some instrumental pieces and dances like Pendet dance, Baris dance and Topeng Suryak – a new creation of mask dance.
While waiting for the guests, the musicians relax in a Balinese kitchen-style buildings. In Balinese the kitchen called the PAON. Not only by the musicians, the dancers also use this place as a waiting room before they perform every Sunday evening. (Sunday Evening Performance)
LEFT: the Paon, RIGHT: the Bale Gong or building for gamelan.
In the Miss World 2013 contestants visit, the rice plants were ready for harvest, beautiful view. Many of the Miss World contestants enjoyed taking pictures with this view.
As it was not allowed to take photographs, sorry we don’t have any pictures of this performance.