Cebu is a popular province in the Philippines because of its rich culture and beautiful places. We can say Cebu is one of the popular places in the Visayas region and many tourists come to the Philippines and go directly to Cebu and experience a beautiful and fun vacation. But aside from the scenery, tourist can also witness beautiful dances being performed by the locals.
Philippine folk dances is being performed during festivals to entertain the visitors and to show the visitors especially the tourists their rich culture. All dances have their own stories and each dance represents the way of living of a specific ethnic group. La Berde folk dance is one of those Visayan folk dances that can represent the Visayas region.
THE LA BERDE FOLK DANCE
La Berde Folk dance is considered as a courtship dance by the locals. It is originated from Talamban, Cebu located in the Visayas region of the Philippines. This dance is composed of two female dancers and one male dancer doing quick steps and quick changes dance steps.
La Berde folk dance is being performed during a festival in the Visayas region by the Visayas locals particularly locals from Cebu. La Berde folk dance is usually presented during cultural programs and school programs particularly during Linggo ng Wika. It is also included in school curriculum. By presenting it to the public, it became more popular and exposed, increasing the awareness of the people about the folk dance particularly to La Berde folk dance.