Five Suites of Philippine Folk Dances

Here are the Five Suites Celebrating the colorful ethnic diversity of Filipino culture

Rural Suite are dances that celebrate Philippine rural life.
ex. Pandanggo sa ilaw, Itk-Itik, Maglalatik and Tinikling

Maria Clara Suite are dances adapted from various European influence
since early 16th century.
ex. Habanera De Jovencita, Aray, Pasodoble and Mantones De Seda

Muslim Suite are dances from the islands of Southern Philippines Mindanao.
ex. Kini-kini, Kappa Malong-Malong, Asik and Singkil.

Cordillera Suite are dances from the mountainous region of Northern Philippines.
ex. Idaw, Banga, Salig-silid, and Bumayah-Uyauy

Tribal Suite are dances of Ethnic Pagan origin.
ex. Dugso, Bagobo, Blit-B'laan and Makatod.

Wow! How rich are we in Philippines Culture and Tradition.

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Anonymous said...

we are all proud of it because it is a pride for of us filipinos.i love the costumes and dances in every filipino tribes.

radzpe said...

................learning this folk dances is an honor because it is part of our culture........


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