Provinces of the Philippines and Spanish Influence Origin

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SUBMITTED BY:

Vince Carlo M. Payumo
II-St. Martin

Submitted To:

Ms. Fatima Mallari

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (NCR)
* ARAY

TYPE: Spanish Influence
ORIGIN: Ermita, Manila
PRONUNCIATION: (ah-RAHY) 

The Aray is a Filipino form of the Spanish jota accompanied by sprightly steps. The dance, itself, is flirtatious and involves the graceful use of tambourines by women.

* PASIGIN

TYPE: Rural Folks
ORIGIN: Pasig 

Pasigin came from the word Pasig that is mentioning the name of the river. The dance was interpreting and inspiring the life of the fishermen.

* PAYPAY DE MANILA

TYPE: Spanish Influence
ORIGIN: Manila 

A dance performed by lovely young ladies carrying scented fans and flirts with young men with canes and straw hats. Ladies dances their way to the heart of the men they desire through the use of a fan.

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)

* BANOG

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Ifugao 

This dance depicts hunters protecting their hen and chicks in Binaylan from a hungry hawk. The hunters trap the hawk and kill it in the end.

* BENDAYAN

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Benguet 

This is a circle dance, which is being performed to celebrate the arrival of successfulheadhunters. It is also popularly known as Bendian.

* DINUYYA

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Ifugao
PRONUNCIATION: (dih-NOOH-yah) 

This is a festival dance from Lagawe. It is performed by the Ifugao men and women during a major feast. Accompanying the dance are three gangsa or gongs: the tobtob, a brass gong about ten inches in diameter and played by beating with open palms, and the various hibat or gongs played by beating the inner surface with a stick of softwood.

* LUMAGEN

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Kalinga
PRONUNCIATION: (looh-MAH-gehn) 

A dance performed at Kalinga festivals to celebrate Thanksgiving and occasions suchas the birth of a first-born child, victories in battle, and marriage.

* SALIP

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Kalinga
PRONUNCIATION: (SAH-lihp) 

A Kalinga wedding dance that depicts a warrior claiming his bride presenting her with a matrimonial blanket. The woman responds by balancing several clay pots upon her head.

* SALISID

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Kalinga 

A courtship dance being done to symbolize a rooster trying to attract the attention of a hen. This is performed and portrayed by both male and female which serves as the rooster and hen respectively. The dance starts when each of them are given a piece of cloth known as "ayob" or "allap"

* TAKILING

TYPE: Spanish Influence
ORIGIN: Lubuagan, Kalingga 

The homecoming of triumphant head hunters after a successful kayaw of headhunting, done to avenge the death or evil done to a family member or relative is celebrated with the playing of special gongs called gangsa. The minger or successful warriors are honoured by their female relatives with gift of feather of lawi,beads or bongon and colorful g-string s called ba-ag. Victory songs are sung by the by the villagers while the minger dance with closed fists while the bodan or the unsuccessful members of the headhunting group are demoted to playing the gangsas.

* TAREKTEK

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Benguet 

A woodpecker courtship dance which imitates the movements of the birds, with a colorful blanket for a prop.

* UYAOY / UYAUY

TYPE: Cordillera Dance
ORIGIN: Ifugao
PRONUNCIATION: (OOH-yah-OOHY) 

An Ifugao wedding festival dance, which makes use of gongs and is usuallyperformed by the affluent wealthy people. Those who have performed this dance areentitled to the use of gongs at their death.

Ilocos Region (Region I)
* LA SIMPATIKA

TYPE: Spanish Influence
ORIGIN: Pangasinan 

Simpatika means demure, charming, and lovable, which are the qualities of aseñorita deeply in love. The flavor and context of La Simpatika...
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