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What is “FOLK DANCING”?
What is Folk dancing Folk dances are the traditional social dances of ethnics groups, rural or urban from all over the world. Social dances are participatory dances done at weddings, parties, and other gatherings.
TYPES OF FOLK DANCES 1. National and Regional dances
TYPES OF FOLK DANCES 2. Occupational dances
TYPES OF FOLK DANCES 3. Religious and Ceremonial dances
TYPES OF FOLK DANCES 4. Courtship dances
TYPES OF FOLK DANCES 5. Festival dances
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES A. Geographical origin 1. National dances – found throughout the islands with little or no modifications. 2. Local dances – found in specific locality
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES B. Nature 1. Occupational dances- depicts actions of labour or of a specific occupation. 2. Religious ceremonial dances – dances with religious vows and ceremonies. 3. Comic dances – depicts funny movements intended for entertainment. 4. Game dances – done with play element.
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES B. Nature 5. Wedding dances – performed during wedding feast. 6. Courtship dances – depict the act of courtship or dances with love themes. 7. Festival dances – suitable for special occasions or any social gatherings. 8. War dances – show imagery of combat or duel.
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES C. Movements: 1. Slow 2. Slow and Fast 3. Moderate 4. Active – shows fast energetic movements
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES D. Formation 1. Square or quadrille 2. Long formation 3. Set – consist of two or more pairs as a unit facing each other or standing side by side.
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF DANCES E. Special classification – group dances with special distinctive features 1. 2. 3. 4. Dances with songs Old ballroom dances Dances with implements Dances with combined rhythm
SOME PHILIPPINE DANCES Philippine dances 1. Pandanggo sa Ilaw 2. Tinikling 3. Maglalatik 4. Carinosa 5. La Jota Manilena 6. Sakuting 7. Pantomina 8. Banog 9. Salisid 10. Palok Origin Mindoro National Laguna Panay Manila Abra Sorsogon Cordillera Kalinga