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Thursday, May 26, 2011

La Jota Cagayana - Philippine Folk Dance from Cagayan (Video)

JOTA CAGA.YANA, LA (ENRILE)
Philippines: Cagayan Folk Dance
(Enrile Version — Ibanag)
During the Spanish regime, the Jota dances were among the most popular dances in the Philippines. It is a gay, lively dance. Undoubtedly, all the Jota dances of the Philippines are adaptations from Spanish Jotas as performed by the early Spanish settlers in the Philippines.
The dance  is from the town of Enrile, Cagayan.
COSTUME. Girl wears maskota skirt, and camisa with stiff panuelo or Maria Clara costume. Boy wears barong tagalog and black or dark colored trousers.

Watch "La Jota Cagayana" Dance Video


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