Barong

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Barong can refer to any of the following things:

  • Barong Tagalog, an embroidered formal garment of the Philippines
  • Barong (mythology), name of the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda in the mythological traditions of Bali
  • Barong (knife), a short, yet wide, leaf shaped blade sword or knife used by the Moro peoples of Sabah and the Philippines

See also[edit]

  • Barongan, a traditional Indonesian Reog dance, also performed by Indonesians in Malaysia
  • Barongsai, a traditional lion dance of Chinese descendants in Indonesia