The most spectacular performance in Yogyakarta is a Ramayana Dance that held in Trimurti Open Theater on the complex of the Prambanan Temple during the only dry season. This performance will offer you the theatrical performance combined with the musical performance that will guide you to the past time to follow the story of Prince Rama, when he rule the kingdom as the Caesar in India. Prince Rama is one of Wisnu incarnations, he teach the people in this story that with the sacrifice his wife to the holy fire he symbolize that the spiritual life is more important than the material life. For the detail of the story please come and enjoy the Ramayana Dance performance completely in the full story episode. 120 minutes show, with 15 minutes intermission
Prambanan Theater on the next site of the world heritage archeological park of Prambanan temple is one of the world class arts centers, officially opened on 1990. This architectural icon with its distinctive Prambanan view is sited within Yogyakarta’s civic district, just about 15-30 minutes of down townYogyakarta. Prambanan Theatre aims to be a performing arts centre for everyone, and its programmes cater to its diverse audiences. Ramayana Ballet and its programmed line-up span all genres to encompass music, dance, theatre and visual arts, with a special emphasis on Asian culture.
Prambanan Theater houses world-class performance spaces, supported by a comprehensive range of professional support facilities and services. Its two main venues are the 1000-seat open space concert hall (Ramayana) and about 360-seat closed theater (Trimurti), designed with the best acoustics in mind, it hosts a diverse range of music performances, equipped with highly adaptable staging, lighting and sound systems, and it is able to accommodate different staging demand. In the past year, Prambanan Theater has welcomed over one million audiences and presented more than 200 performances.
Enjoy Ramayana Ballet, the legend of Prambanan when history comes to life presented by more than 250 artists at its original place: Ramayana Open Air Theater & Trimurti Theater Prambanan Temple complex – Yogyakarta – Indonesia.
Ramayana Ballet at present time being the most popular performance in Yogyakarta. It is held at an outdoor theater (episodic and full story) and Trimurti indoor theater (full story) in Prambanan, 16 km east of Yogyakarta, with the magnificent Prambanan Temple as a scenic background. Ramayana Ballet presents the finest dancers from the region.
The entire Ramayana epic consists of four episodes and full story, each night one episode, presented from 0730 pm to 0930 p.m. in four clear nights on and around the full moon, each month from May through October. The full story is held at Trimurti Theater every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; presented by more than 50 professional dancers. The large outdoor amphitheater, more than 250 assorted dancers and gamelan musicians, four clear tropical nights on the full moon, a thousand-year-old temple of inspiring beauty as part of the scenery; Ramayana, the story of gods, mortals, giants, monkeys and beautiful women based on the epic of Hindu found in the relief’s of Prambanan Temple, are the reasons for its popularity, reputation and appeal with every performance.