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Obando, Bulacan Dance Rites…

20 May

Philipppine Culture.
Bulacan is my mother’s home province. Obando, Bulacan is near her town.
Obando is known to its festivities for childless couples. 
The childless couples are adviced to dance in Obando believing that their behalf will conceive a child. It is painless, economical and fun.

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Townsfolk, visiting devotees dance alongside with costume. Kasilonawan dance, an ancient fertility dance was performed so that spirit of life enter the woman’s womb.

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The Procession is a 2 day activities accompanied the Local Musikong Bumbong (Musicians using bamboo instruments) to play certain song Santang Clarang Pinung Pino as they dance while they are walking.

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The celebration lasted for 3 days. 
Everyone is relaxed and happy. 
Tourists are having fun dancing with the town folks.

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