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Talbeng

DanceTalbeng
Meaning 
Dance Culture 
Place of OriginPampanga and Zambales
Ethnolinguistic GroupNegritos , Baluga or Agta
ClassificationEntertainment , Mimetic
Background / Content

A traditional dance performed by the Baluga (Negrito) in Florida Blanca. Each dancer mimes and mimics familiar animals like the woodpecker, the monkey, the fly, etc. Exceptional is the gleeful attitudes they take towards life’s gift. A guitarist is accompanied by other musicians striking wood, bamboo, or stone. They play and dance as well.

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