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Pendet, the dance that rocks the cradle

  • I Wayan Juniartha

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Fri, August 28 2009 | 10:27 am
Pendet, the dance that rocks the cradle

PREMIUM All embracing: The Pendet is a Balinese dance intended to dissolve barriers, although in the past week it has led to international conflict. JP/Lukman SBThe Pendet is meant to be the dance that embraces. It is supposed to vanquish any barriers, cultural or otherwise, that lie between the host and the guest. This week, however, the Pendet became the very thing that triggered the creation of such ba...