The Ramayana Ballet is basically a dramatic performance that beautifully tells the story of Ramayana and mainly about Rama who was legendary Hindu king or can also be said as incarnation of god. The dramatic performances tell the story of Rama’s courage. This popular dramatic performance is organized in Prambanan, which is one of the largest compounds of Hindu temple in entire Indonesia. This temple complex is situated in central java, which is around 18 kilometer to the east of Yogyakarta. Ramayana Ballet in Prambanan Temple is usually organized on full moon days for its visitors. Ramayana Ballet in Prambanan Temple is organized on various dates during a period of about six-month. In this popular Ramayana Ballet many reputed dancers. They perform their dances to the audiences in the most traditional clothes. The performances are organized in outdoor setting within the Prambanan temple complex of Indonesia.
Ramayana ballet is one of the best examples of story telling in Indonesia. The Ramayana Ballet in Prambanan Temple differs from the original Indian epic and it beautifully reflects the adaptation to Javanese sensitivities over the years. The Ramayana ballet uses performing arts for story telling. The Ramayana Ballet is a beautiful combination of art, drama and dance. The artists perform rigorous training to perform best during the course of the event. The Ramayana Ballet performed in Prambanan Temple is basically a folklore version of the Rama .in this drama different cycle of the life of Rama is shown beautifully. Almost 100 dancers take part in these shows with full enthusiasm. The ballet consists of numerous group scenes and also slow moving dance. Gamelan orchestra is also played to make the show even more entertaining. Moreover, on the course of the event sometimes fire scenes are also performed .the Ramayana ballet usually ends up with Rama and his followers wining back Sita from the clutches of Ravana, King of Lanka.
The Ramayana ballet generally comprises of four episodes. During each night one episode is presented before its visitors public .this shows takes place from 07.30 to 09.30 p.m. The full of Ramayana is organized at popular Trimurti Theater on every Tuesday, Wednesday and on Thursday.
The Ramayana Ballet in Prambanan Temple is one best ballet in Indonesia.