Tektekan actually refers to bamboo orchestra in which when struck, it produces ‘tek tek’ sound. Additionally, this bamboo orchestra accompanies the mystical trance drama and dances. The drama and dances portrays the famous Balinese story named Calonarang; the fight between the black and white magic power.
Tektekan ritual is created by A.A.Ngurah Oka Silagunadha in 1967. Traditionaly this sacred procession aims to purify the community, bring about fertility, and to drive out the evil. No wonder the mystical aura cover all the procession. On a special occasion just like to welcome privileged guests, Tabanan King often holds Tektekan to preserve the guests from bad things.