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Word: Kuratsa

Category: dance

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Kinaray-a

2. General physical description: a perennial Visayan favorite dance which has two versions, kuratsa San Jose and the kuratsa Tibiao, with the latter having more complex steps. The music is in two and performed by two pairs of dancers. The girls’ main prop in her movements is her patadyong.

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Source:CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Volume I, Peoples of the Philippines, K-Z

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