Tinolabong (1'20)
Panilan and Loctugan, Capiz, Panay

Notation by O Belo Mijares
Arrangement by Leticia Z. Cruz
MIDI sequenced by Noboru Suzuki

Tinolabong is dance of the mountain people of Panilan and Loctugan, Capiz.This dance named after a bird called tolabong in Capiz.
Carabaos like the birds as they peck at the ticks,flies,mosquitoes and other insects.The danced imitates the movements of the birds.
Girl dancer wares red or white skirt and white loose blouse with long sleeves and close neck like a chambra.Boy wares red or white trousers and white camisa de chino.Both are bare foot.

Reference: Philippine FOLK DANCES volume 5, by Francisca Reyes Aquino, 1983
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