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The Pantomina Oasiwas is similar to the Light,

and is usually performed by fishermen to
celebrate a good catch. In this version, the lamps
are placed in cloths or nets and swung around
while the dancers nagbibilog and sway.

The Polkabal displays some European impact in

its steps. The dance consists of nine different
steps along the various movements like
fluttering, stepping heel – to -toe, a copy of a
bull fight, and even a slow walk.

La Jota Moncadeña was adapted from an old

Spanish dance. It is a combination of Spanish
and Ilocano dance set to Spanish music and
castanets. A more solemn version of the dance
is sometimes used to accompany a funeral
procession, but it was also performed at the

The best description of the Duck – Duck are the

steps to simulate the way a duck walk, as well as the
way it splashes water behind it to attract a mate.
According to popular tradition, the dance was
created by a woman named Right choreographed
steps while dancing at a baptismal party. The other
visitors in the copied his movements and everyone
liked the dance so much it has been passed along
from the beginning.

The dance is performed on top of a narrow

bench. The dancers will requirements good
balance as they go through a series of
movements with some impressive
acrobatics. The dance and came back to
the area of ??Pangapisan, Lingayen and

The Cariñosa is a dance made for flirting!

The dancers will make a number of
captivating movements as they hide likodn
fan or handkerchief and peek at each other.
The essence of the dance was the courtship
between the two sweethearts.
The ‘with an entertaining dance that is usually
performed in the festive and social occasions
like weddings and birthdays. The dancers must
carefully balance the three half-filled glass of
rice wine with their heads and hands as they
spin gracefully while rolling on the ground. The
dance originated in Bani in Pangasinan, and
although it is usually performed alone, it has
also become a competition between several

The Pandanggo sa Ilaw is like a Spanish

Fandango, but Umaga is performed while
balancing three lamps with oil – one at the head,
and one in each hand. It is a lively dance that
originated in Lubang Island. The music is in 3/4
time and is usually accompanied by castanets.

The Kuratsa is described as a courtship dance

and often performed at weddings and other
social occasions. The dance has three parts. The
first part, the pair performed a waltz. In the
second part, the music sets a faster pace as the
man pursues the woman around the dance floor
in a chase. To conclude, the music becomes
even faster as the man who wins over the
woman in his mating dance.

The Singkil dance is traditionally performed by

single women to attract the attention of potential
suitors. The dancers will perform a series of
graceful movements as you step out from them
and in between the bamboo poles rhythmically
applaud together. Fans and scarves are often
used to enhance the movements of the dancers.