Category Archives: Dance

Bamboo dance: a common heritage

TheĀ  tiniklingĀ of Leyte in the Visayas region is a popular bamboo dance in the Philippines. The dance imitates the movement of the tikling bird as they walk between grass stems, run over tree branches, or dodge bamboo traps set by … Continue reading

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Split bamboo: dance of the perfect man and woman

The familiar story of the Tagalog creation story “Si Malakas at si Maganda” (The strong one, and the beautiful one); the first man and first woman emerging from the equal halves of a single piece of bamboo, is well known … Continue reading

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