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Philippines Entertainment - A Small Guide

Philippines entertainment comes in variety of forms. It makes up a greater part of Filipino culture.

Music is a major part of its entertainment. There are several styles of Music namely hip hop, traditional folk and rock. Traditional folk music provides entertainment using traditional instruments.

Traditional folk dances that are popular in Philippines entertainment are Tinikling and Singkil. Two long bamboo sticks are used to perform the traditional folk dance tinikling. The dancers would clap the two bamboo sticks together very quickly and in a rhythm, while at the same time avoiding their feet artistically from getting smashed between the bamboos. The traditional folk dance Singkil uses four long bamboos poles. This dance shows off lavishing Muslim royalty. The bamboo sticks are arranged in a 'tic-tac-toe' pattern. The dancers try to avoid all the four sticks as they clap together in the middle. Daringly, the dancers would also try to exploit all the position as well as dance the entire rotation in the middle. You can identify singkil dance by the use of the umbrellas and silk clothing. These traditional folk dances are performed in teamwork.

Traditional folk music is another popular form of Philippines entertainment. The songs reflect the strong connection between the nature and Philippines. It also reflects the life of a common folk. Vocal music and dance music are two popular forms of tradition folk music of Philippines. Vocal music is considered as the most important form of music that is found in all the ethnic group in the Philippines. Vocal music is considered as the most important form but if it is accompanied by dance music it is even better.

Philippines entertainment is also promoted with the help of Cinemas. Cinemas include action films, love stories, comedies and account of hardship.

Philippines entertainment
is full of music and dance. It keeps tourist entertained and makes their tour to Philippines a memorable one.

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