DANCE refers to the movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music. Used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting.
CHOREOGRAPHY Is the art of making structures in which movements occurs.
TYPE OF DANCES FOLKDANCES BALLET ClassicalClassical Contemporary / ModernContemporary / Modern NeoNeo JAZZ POP / HIPHOP / STREET DANCE BALLROOM Festival DanceFestival Dance
How to create a Festival Dance 1. CONDUCT CULTURAL RESEARCH 2. LEARN THE BASIC DANCE/S OF THE COMMUNITY 3. STUDY THE MOVEMENTS and IMPLICATION 4. LEARN DANCE NOTATION / DANCE ANALYSIS / IMPROVISATION / TECHNIQUE 5. CREATE A DANCE ROUTINE THAT ORIGINALY BASED FROM THE RESEARCHED MATERIALS 6. USE APPROPRIATE MUSIC, PROPS, COSTUMES, ETC.
Pointers in making an effective FESTIVAL DANCE study an effective STAGING (choreography, levels, etc.) upgrade TECHNIQUE/ FORM and STYLE consult ARTISTIC DESIGNS (costumes, props, sets, lights, music, script) ALWAYS have a 2 nd or a 3 rd EYE
BULACAN FESTIVALS / FIESTAS DESPOSORIO (Malolos) DISPOSORIO (Hagonoy) FERTILITY RITUAL (Obando) KNEELING CARABAOS (Pulilan) HALAMAN (Guiguinto) ANGEL FESTIVAL (San Rafael) STO. NINO FESTIVAL (Malolos)
LUYANG DILAW (Marilao) CRUZ SA WAWA (Bocaue) LIBAD (Calumpit) HORSE FESTIVAL (Plaridel) SUKANG PAOMBONG (Paombong) BULAK FESTIVAL (San Ildefonso) DUMAGAT FESTIVAL (San Jose) BUNTAL FESTIVAL (Baliuag) SINGKABAN FIESTA (Bulacans’ Best of the Best)
Objectives of SINGKABAN FESTIVAL To revive cultural traditions To pass on the tradition to next generation To enhance participation & creativity To popularize tradition in contemporary setting
Research & Documentation of Cultural traditions Defining the theme of the competition (e.g. heroism, local arts & crafts, local custom s & traditions) Creating provincial theme music and rhythm of the street dance that uniquely represent the province Encouraging every contingent to create their own sounds and rhythm based on tradition for the showdown proper Conduct of Choreography Workshop for local trainors and choreographers Provision of Subsidy to contest participants Setting of Guidelines and Parameters of the street dancing competition vis-à-vis National standards (Aliwan Fiesta, DOT, etc…) Involvement of well-known and respected dance directors as members of the Board of Jurors Provision of Trophies & competitive prizes for winners Methodology
Desposorio Malanggam, Malolos City, Bulacan Researched by: RODEL M. FRONDA
DESPOSORIO (Malolos) This is a dance performed in Barangay Malanggam, on the eve of a wedding day. A religious image of Joseph & Mary, decorated with flowers & lighted candles, is borne by the groom and the member of his family from his residence to the bride’s home. There is much dancing, singing & poetry as the procession moves along the way. Highlight of the ritual is what local folks call “PITONG HAKBANG” poetic lines of Seven Sacraments describing the various steps toward attaining a successful marital life.
PHOTOS OF DESPOSORIO Originally this picture is presented by the groom to the Bride’s House. LIRIO is the first set of dance performed in Desposorio.
TULA sa DESPOSORIO Bautismo ang Pasimula ng aming paghakbang, Unang Baitang kang aming tatapakan Sa aming pagtapak kami’y patnubayan Ang aming pag-akyat nawa’y matutuhan Ikapitong baitang, ito nga ang matrimonyo Tulungan mo po kami, birheng Inang masaklolo Sa Pagpasok namin mabuksan ang inyong templo Mailakad maisayaw itong dalang Desposorio (at the bride’s house) Sa ulo ni Adan kaya di hinango Ang babaeng Eba ng di-magpalalo Doon nga binuksan sa tapat ng puso Upang ang dalawa’y laging magkasundo