Tag Archives: Traditional Folk Dance

JANGGAY: Philippine Folk Dance

Janggay Philippine Folk Dance

The Janggay or ‘Igal Janggay” is one Badjao dance that is performed to the tradition of the Pangalay. Pangalay being a predominant dance form favorite among the gentle people of the Sulu archipelago. Janggay refers to metal fingernails or claws that the dancers wear on their hands as…

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Serbian Folk Dance

Serbian Folk Dance videos

I heard this music playing while walking by Dundass Square in Toronto (on my last visit there). I thought it was Greek, like the folk dancing I used to do at first, but instead its Serbian. Enjoy…

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TIKLOS : Philippine Folk Dance

TIKLOS Philippine Folk Dance

Tiklos (also called “pintakasi”) is the Waray equivalent to the “Bayanihan”. Groups of people work for somebody without hoping for anything in return. They work odd jobs like clearing forests, digging the earth for wells, moving a nipa hut to a new location, or even building a house! In all …

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