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Introduction into Tinikling

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aristotle kilongkilong

on 2 May 2014

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Transcript of Introduction into Tinikling

Introduction into Tinikling - Filipino Folk Dance
The Tikling & Tikling Island
The Cultural Dance of Tinikling
Tinikling - The Folk Dance
What makes a folk dance a folk dance?

Performances are done during social functions
They are NOT performed by professionals
Music based off traditional sounds or traditional music
Soul purpose was NOT to be publicly performed on stage (can be though)
Traditionally based opposed to innovation
New Dancers often learn informally (usually by observation)
Tinikling Conclusion
Originated from Visayan Islands in Philippines.

Inspired from the Tikling bird that troubled rice farmers.

Uses bamboo sticks to generate the beat.

It is a folk dance that represents the commoner of the Philippines.
What is Tinikling?
Tinikling is an indigenous folk dance of the Philippines.

The dance is inspired and named after the Tikling. The bird was known for dodging bamboo traps set by Filipino Farmers in marshland areas.

A Tikling bird is of the heron family.

Tinikling is the Filipino National Dance originating from the Visayan Islands.
Definition of Folk Dance
Dancing for which there is no governing body.

Dancing which there are not competitive or professional performances.

Dances that usually have cultural or traditional background or history representing the common people of the region.

What are some of your own culture's folk dances?
The Philippines!
Some examples of foreign folk dances are...
La Cucaracha
the Japanese Parasol Dance
the Chinese Fan Dance
Hula Dancing
Square Dancing

The Dougie? The Nae Nae?
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