Philippine Folk Dance – The Tinikling Dance

Philippine Folk Dance – The Tinikling Dance


The tinikling dance is a standout amongst the most prominent and well-known of universal Philippine moves. The tinikling is a prespanish move from the Philippines that includes two individuals defeating, tapping, and sliding bamboo posts on the ground and against one another as a team with one or more lovers of the dance floor who venture over and in the middle of the shafts in a move. The name is a reference to winged animals mainly regarded as tikling, which could be any of various rail species. The move started in Leyte around the Visayan Islands in the focal Philippines as a copy of the tikling winged creature avoiding bamboo traps set by rice ranchers. The dance copies the development of the tikling winged animals as they stroll between grass stems, or evade bamboo traps set by rice agriculturists. Dance experts mimic the tikling-winged animal’s incredible grace and speed by skillfully moving between huge bamboo shafts.

For this accepted society dance, females wear a dress called balintawak or patadyong, and guys wear an uniform called barong tagalog. The balintawak are bright dresses with wide angled sleeves and the patadyong is a pineapple strand dress matched with checkered skirts. The barong tagalog uniform is normally lightweight since a long time ago sleeved shirts and worn with red trousers. Dance specialists wear no footwear while performing.

The bamboo is likewise utilized as a percussive instrument as it is slammed against the ground  and one another in an example. The bamboo must be close hard enough to make a sound, and the lovers of the dance floor must be speedy enough to not get their foot got. As the move proceeds, the slamming of the bamboo comes to be speedier and harder, the sound of the crashing bamboo and the snappiness of feet showed by the lovers of the dance floor exciting and awing the swarm.

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