Philippine Dance is a way of the Filipinos to show their culture and express their beliefs. Each Philippine dance has its own story and each story tells something about the Philippines. Read the links below to have more knowledge about the Philippine Dance.
- Expressing oneself with movements: Philippine Dance
- Philippine folk dance
- List of Philippine folk dances – Philippine folk dances list
- Philippines prison dance
- Bayanihan dance
- Maglalatik – maglalatik history
- itik-itik – itik itik history
- sinulog dance ( also see Sinulog festival)
- cariñosa -carinosa folk dance
- singkil – singkil costume – singkil dance costume
- la jota dance – la jota manileña
- kuradang dance
- lawiswis kawayan folk dance – lawiswis kawayan dance
- Sayaw sa Bangko
- Kappa Malong-Malong
- The Pantomina Dance
- The Habañera Botoleña
- Polkabal Dance
- Salakot Dance
- Idudu Dance
- Idaw Dance
- CARIÑOSA DANCE
- Banga Dance
- La Jota Dance
- Gapnod Dance
- La Berde Dance
- Mananagat Dance
- Mananguete Dance
- Surtido Cebuano
- Ohong-Ohong Folk Dance
- Lunsay Folk Dance
- Pangalay Folk Dance
- 1 Expressing oneself with movements: Philippine Dance
- 2 Tinikling
- 3 Philippine folk dance
- 4 List of Philippine folk dances
- 5 Philippines prison dance
- 6 Bayanihan dance
- 7 Maglalatik
- 8 Itik-itik
- 9 Sinulog dance
- 10 Cariñosa
- 11 Padanggo sa Ilaw
- 12 Singkil dance
- 13 La Jota Manileña
- 14 Kuradang dance
- 15 Lawiswis kawayan folk dance
Filipinos love to dance. Filipinos express their culture and beliefs through dancing. The article “Expressing oneself with movements: Philippine Dance “tells what does dance means to the Filipino
The Philippines has many folk dances and one of them is Tinikling. Tinikling is a very popular dance is the Philippines and in other countries. Read the article “Tinikling” and know more about the folk dance Tinikling.
The Philippines is rich in culture and beliefs. Each belief was expressed in a dance and their culture was being shown with a dance. Click the link Philippines Folk Dance to know more about Philippines folk dance.
The Philippines is divided into three major regions. Each region has their own dances that represent their culture. Read the article “List of Philippine Folk Dances- Philippine Folk Dance List” to know more about Philippines folk dance.
Prisoners are known as disgrace in the society but there is a place in the Philippines that prisoners are no longer treated like that. Cebu’s Dancing Inmates put the Philippines in International scenes when their Thriller video made it big in the YouTube website. Read the article Philippines Prison Dance to know more about Cebu’s Dancing Inmates.
Filipino dancers give recognition to the Philippines by winning dance competitions around the world. The Bayanihan Dance Company showcases folk dances and they are the Philippines national dance group. Know more about The Bayanihan Dance Company by reading the article Bayanihan Dance.
Biñan, Laguna is well-known with their Puto Biñan and other delicacies. Aside from the Biñan delicacies Biñan, Laguna is also proud of their local folk dance Maglalatik. Read the article about Maglalatik dance, to know more about this local dance.
Philippine dances are derived from different things like nature, animal and occupation. Itik-itik dance is derived from a bird mostly found in the farm. Click the link Itik-itik to find out more about this dance.
When someone says Cebu, the next thing they will think is Sinulog festival. Sinulog Festival is the colorful and popular fiesta in the Philippines. Read the link Sinulog dance ( Sinulog festival) to have an idea about this festival and dance and to experience the festivity through reading.
Cariñosa dance is one of the most popular dances in the Philippines. The graceful dance steps gain the popularity of this dance. Read Cariñosa to know more about this graceful dance.
Who would have known that oil lamps can make dance beautiful. The lights in the Padanggo sa Ilaw dance add up to the beauty of the dance. Read the article Padanggo sa Ilaw to gain more knowledge about this beautiful dance.
Mindanao, Philippines is not all about war, they also have beautiful places and colorful traditions, and they have dances that show their beliefs. Singkil dance is one of the popular dances of the Mindanao people. The article Singkil dance stated how beautiful and colorful Mindanao dance is.
La jota dance is a Spanish inspired dance that adapted by Filipinos and makes it their own. This dance only shows how other races make an impact to the Filipino culture. Read La Jota Manileña dance to know more about this Spanish inspired dance.
Dances our presented during special occasions and sometimes the occasion is not complete without the dance presentation just like in Bohol, their occasion is not complete without the Kuradang dance. Kuradang dance is considered the life of the party; it gives zest to the occasion. Click the link Kuradang dance to have a taste of this lively dance.
Each Philippine ethnic group has its own traditional dance. Like the Warays, they have their own traditional dance, the Lawiswis kawayan dance. Read the Lawiswis kawayan folk dance article to know more about this Waray folk dance.