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Sanur is truly magical after sunset. The last light of the day burns with a soft brilliance, and in the afterglow the clouds and the sea often reflect the rosy glow that promises good weather on the following day. Gamelan music echoes on the sea breeze from groups honing their skills. Traditional dance performances are to be seen in a number of restaurants and hotels. The Hyatt's Piano Bar is a cozy enclave. Elegant nightspots like the Bali Hai Supper Club on the rooftop of the Bali Beach Hotel and the sumptuous Matahari discotheque at the Bali Hyatt offer dancing and entertainment till the wee hours.

The Traditional Dances of Sanur: Ask for Them by Name -- Among the more famous dances found in Sanur are the barong of Taman with its telek or sandaran imps; the kris dance of the Black Barong of Singgi; the baris gede trance dance of spear-bearing warriors of Banjar Belong; the topeng mask dance of Banjar Puseh; and the classical legong dance, which is practiced by several different groups. Ask at any hotel for details and they will be happy to investigate what is on in the region and arrange the whole trip for you.

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