History of folk dances in Philippines

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In Philippines there are different folk dances for different regions. I am looking for the history of folk dances in Philippines. So someone please give me information about the history of folk dances in Philippines.

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  1. Duke

    There is no actual record of ""start"" of folk dance in Philippines as long as there have been people on the isles they have been dancing. In detail, their mythology is topped up with numerous gods and goddesses that required being placated, implored, or thanked for diverse natural happenings like rainfall and harvests. Many of these carnivals still feature ancient folk dances presented in costume of the tribal period.
    Some dances for example the Palok and the Lumagen from the Kalinga, Cordillera province are presented with customary percussion instruments for example the ""gangsa"" (a little copper gong), a ""tobtob"" (brass gong) or a ""hibat"" (a gong played with a supple timber stick). For numerous tribal dances there are no external instrumentalists, in detail - the dancers develop their own accompaniment. The dances were presented throughout carnivals, commemorations of infantry triumphs in the past, and still at commemorations of beginnings and weddings in up to date times.
    Idudu: A Snapshot of Ancient Culture:
    From the locality of Abra, Cordillera arrives the Idudu. It is a commemoration of the family as the basic construction impede of Philippine culture. Depicting a usual day in the life of a family, the dad is shown employed in the areas while the mother cares for the children. However, when the dad is finished, the mother proceeds into the areas to extend the work while the dad proceeds in to the dwelling to put the baby to sleep. A vocalist generally sings a well-known lullabye throughout this part of the dance, and it emphasizes the necessity of collaboration and mutual support in the Tingulan family structure.
    Tinikling: Birds Dancing Over Bamboo:
    Perhaps the best-known dance in Philippine folk dance annals, the Tinikling mimics the high-stepping strut of birds in the Philippine jungles over the bamboo tricks the hunters would set for them. Two dancers, generally male and feminine, elegantly step in and out of traversed groups of bamboo beams being shifted simultaneously and apart to the music. The dance gets much quicker and much quicker as it proceeds on, and it has been an assembly very well liked for the Philippine dance businesses exploring the world.

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