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Maglalatik

DanceMaglalatik
Meaning 
Dance Culture 
Place of OriginBiñan, Laguna
Ethnolinguistic GroupTagalog
ClassificationMock war
Background / ContentDancers with coconuts shells attached to various parts of their bodies, which are tapped by the shells in their hands the beat of music while vigorously dancing. The dance is fun and exciting because of the quick movement of the hands from the clicking on shells strapped to the knee, then to the hips, the chest, and the shoulder blades, in rapid succession. The dance is supposed to be a version of the dance-drama, moros y cristiano, a choreographed battle of Moro and Christians.

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