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Sinakiki

DanceSinakiki
MeaningFlirtation of a Rooster
Dance CultureLowland Community
Place of OriginRapu-Rapu Albay
Ethnolinguistic GroupBicolano
ClassificationCourtship
Background / Content

To the Tagalog , Sinakiki connotes an unpleasant thought but to the waray it means flirting of a love-struck rooster with his ladylove. This dance comes from the small island of Rapu-rapu, whose fiestas are fun and food layden that neighboring Samar comes by boatloads.

After partaking of the feast, dancing commences, Sinakiki being their favorite and since then it has been part of the Rapu-rapu’s dance repertoire.

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