International Rondalla Festival

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Country and Region PhilippinesDavao del Norte
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines
Festival Contact Information

Cuerdas sa Pagkakaysa
The Third International Rondalla Festival
Room 210, College of Music, Abelardo Hall
Osmeña corner Ylanan Streets
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101
Philippines
Phone/fax: (+632) 926-0028

Loen Vitto, Coordinator
Phone: (+63) 919-6305004
Email:
cuerdasphil@yahoo.com

Festival Description

The international festival celebrates the world traditions of folk music and dance among world cultures. Sharing the diversity of the heritage of dance and music offers a rich showcase of the differences and similarities among cultures. The influence of geographical, social and artistic influences are represented  thereby identifying the root foundation of a culture. The aim of the festival serves to strengthen our connection to our roots and to ensure that the traditions are passed down to the next generation. The programming includes: performances, exhibitions, training and education, and outreach.

Festival Dates February 12 - 19, 2011
Festival Links

http://www.cuerdasfestival.com

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    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rondalla-Festival/343167352340
Articles:
  • Davao ethnic pluck string music known in 3rd Int’l Rondalla Festival, by Jeanevive D. Abangan (Philippine Information Agency, February 20, 2011)
    http://www.pia.gov.ph/?m=1&t;=1&id;=18038

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