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Kadal Taju

DanceKadal Taju
MeaningTrue Dance of the T’boli
Dance CultureIndigenous Hill Community
Place of OriginLake Seibu, South Cotabato
Ethnolinguistic GroupT’boli
ClassificationEntertainment / Mimetic
Background / Content

One of the more popular dances amongst the T’boli of Lake Seibu in South Cotabato, this is a dramatic narrative of an injured bird being coaxed by the rest of the flock to fly in spite of its injury. Kadal Taju is commonly performed in the last day of the wedding celebration Mo’ninum and festivities during crop planting and harvest.

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