Indonesian delight on display at UVic

Ayu Eka performs a dance during presentation of Balinese music by Gamelan Gita Asmara.

Ayu Eka performs a dance during presentation of Balinese music by Gamelan Gita Asmara.

Get a taste of Balinese music and dance with Gamelan Gita Asmara, this Sunday (April 24) at the University of Victoria’s Philip T. Young Recital Hall (McLaurin building room B125).

The troupe includes 25 musicians and vocalists, playing a variety of traditional pieces, using everything from gongs and flutes to keyed instruments and drums.

The ensemble will also feature four special guest Balinese dancers and musicians, rated among the best performers in their native country.

The concert happens at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door ($5 discount for students). Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available online at www.drumvictoria.com.

More information can be found by visiting www.gitaasmara.ca.

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