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La Jota Ivatan

DanceLa Jota Ivatan
MeaningA Jota from Ivatan
Dance CultureLowland Christians
Place of OriginBatanes
Ethnolinguistic GroupIvatan
ClassificationSocial
Background / Content

Another Ilocano inspired Jota with a slight variation in movements but highly influenced in costuming by the Ilocano Jota. The material for the Baro’t Saya of the Ilocanos are tailored to be more utilitarian because of the cold and damp weather of the Batanes Island.

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