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Namin' and Dancin' It!

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Learn about the dances of the Cordillera!

Created Date 08.09.20
Last Updated 08.11.20
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  • Ifugao wedding festival dance that is accompanied by gongs and is performed by the affluent to attain the second level of the wealthy class
  • Kalinga courtship dance, performed by a male and female (and thus is sometimes called the "cayoo" dance)
  • circle dance of Benguet is restaged, keeping true to the dance's context and meaning
  • wedding dance identified with the Aplais of western Mountain Province; there are six players to complete the set, each producing a certain beating
  • danced by the Kalinga maiden; the dance imitates birds flying in the air
  • common and popular dance among the Balangaos and Baliwons of Barlig, Natonin and Paracelis
  • dance common among the tribes in the western parts of Besao (Kinali) who claim the dance originated from the ethnic tribes of Abra
  • Benguet dance where two tareketek woodpeckers vie for the attention of three females