Menu Close

Tarektek

DanceTarektek
MeaningWoodpecker
Dance CultureHighland Cordillera
Place of OriginBenguet
Ethnolinguistic GroupIbaloi / Kankaney
ClassificationCourtship
Background / ContentTwo Tarektek or woodpeckers vie for the attention of three females. One male woodpecker rhythmically bang on brass gong to represent good voice , while the other swish about a colorful blanket representing beautiful plumage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.