Dance Abaruray Meaning “Aba” Tagalog word for surprise and Aurora , a name of a…
As a social gathering, a wedding is not merely a reason for indulging in good food and merriment. It is also an opportunity to establish kinship,
The Aeta Shaman healers of Pampanga and Zambales cover sick members of the community with the red cloth which symbolizes sickness,
This dance had it not bring from the faulty water system of Cuyo Island. In the late evenings villages troop to water source just outside of town where they wait in line to have their containers filled
Tausug Dances reveal the human compulses to meet adaptive needs and give meaning to human tendencies for aesthetic creations, this tendencies are seen in highly stylized execution, line, cures and styles,
Endless attentions is showered the Christian church by Christians with varied degrees of devotion and belief. This is specially saw to church goers of Guiniangan, Quezon province whose devotion to their patron saint , goes beyond meeting him in church.
Spirited dance of the Kalinga maiden and men to the rhythmic music of the
patan-og bamboo instruments. This is a celebratory dance performed by the community.
This is a truly jovial dance. The name could have very well borrowed from the English word “darling”. Daling-daling is said to have been created by male transvestites within the Suluk community in the Southern Philippines.
With the grains cut and tucked away a Gran Batalla (Grand Battle) follows. The only comedia performed over rice fields. It is both vow and thanksgiving
The bearers of the so called igal-djin, or “dancing djin”, are persons who perform dances in a state of trance for certain rites. They are perhaps the most interesting example of persons chosen as dwelling places of a spirit.