Tari Oleg Tamulilingan.
What is Oleg Tamulilingan ?
Oleg = verb, swaying.
Tamulilingan = noun, bee, beetles
Oleg Tamulilingan coupled to mention the dance that was created in 1952 by the Balinese artist I Ketut Marya also known by the name I Mario. Oleg Tambulilingan dance… depicts a pair of male and female beeteles who were having an affair in the flower garden.
Oleg Tamulilingan dance was created when I Ketut Marya was at his fiftys. In old age, indulging his love of cockfight. When there was an invitation to him to join the gong sekaa Peliatan, Ubud, Gianyar, at first Marya refused it as he was too old for it. Only when one of his student, I Sampih, who asked him with all persuasions to create a new dance for sekaa Peliatan gong for an abroad performance, he got interested.
This Oleg Tamulilingan dance now become the most popular one even by the Balinese themselves.
This dance can be watched in the Bale Banjar near Ubud Market every Saturday starting at 19:30 featuring some of the traditional Balinese dances are: Oleg Tamulilingan, Legong Kraton, Pendet, Barong and some other dances.