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Kalapati

DanceKalapati
MeaningDove
Dance CultureLowland Christian
Place of OriginCabugao, Ilocos Sur
Ethnolinguistic GroupIlocano
ClassificationMimetic
Background / ContentKalapati is the Filipino word for the Dove thus, the interpretation of their movements is captured in this dance. While in courtship they bow, prance and coo which is considered to be akin to the natural simplicity and shyness of girls in the Ilocos Region.

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