Also known as the Ramayana monkey chant, is based on the story of Ramayana and is performed in the temples in Bali. The performance includes 150 performers dancing in a circle chanting chak, moving their hands, wearing checked clothes around their waists.
Kecak is a music drama dance developed in the 1930s in Bali. Since its creation it was solely performed by men, but the for the first time in 2006 it was performed by the first ever women’s Kecak group. The Kecak dance depicts the battle of Ramayana, in which the monkeys led by Hanuman help Lord Rama in the fight against the evil Ravana.