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Moro Moro presentation depicting ethnic Pinoy martial arts (kali in vernacular, arnis or eskrima in Spanish). When the Philippines was under Spanish rule, native Filipinos, were prohibited from studying martial arts. But they preserved and practiced their skills in the form of Moro-Moro plays, which depicted Filipinos fighting with sticks against their sword-wielding Spanish conquerors.

Moro Moro presentation depicting ethnic Pinoy martial arts (kali in vernacular…

Paunjalay (Yakan) dance, a pre-nubtial dance of Yakan tribe in  Basilan island

Paunjalay (Yakan) dance, a pre-nubtial dance of Yakan tribe in Basilan island

T'boli | 傷ついた鳥の踊り

T'boli | 傷ついた鳥の踊り

the love of colour and pattern are evident in the various indigenous weaving styles. Each tribe has its own distinctive patterns handed down through generations. The weaver pictured here is a Mandaya, from Davao del Sur.

the love of colour and pattern are evident in the various indigenous weaving styles. Each tribe has its own distinctive patterns handed down through generations. The weaver pictured here is a Mandaya, from Davao del Sur.

World Arts West : San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival : Dancers : Parangal Dance Company

World Arts West : San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival : Dancers : Parangal Dance Company

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