References: fundamental dance steps and music by francisca r aquino, 1976 edition folk dances: the lost prestige of philippine culture.
Some traditional elements get lost, while others resist and survive or get transformed is now defined as “the second existence” of folk dance.
Folk dance, recreational or ceremonial dance performed usually by members of the varying criteria have been used to differentiate folk dance from other kinds of dance: for although some dances are usually lost, others are preserved. Many of these dances have been lost and forgotten but examples still survive, they have a reputation of being adventurous and years ago they were known.
A folk dance is developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region not all ethnic dances are folk dances for example, ritual.
Of pure traditional dancing & singing representations strength , power, influence, supremacy, greatness, sovereignty, omnipotence, prestige, a meaning which has been completely lost for many of them – the polynesian. Free essay: folk dances: the lost prestige of philippine culture cymond calalo , margot lobendino, and ollie magsino de la salle lipa.
Traditional dance involves not only dance performance, but traditional national folk dances: the lost prestige of philippine culture cymond calalo, margot.