Feb 7, 2015
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Kids Workshop: Filipino Indigenous Dance

With Potri Ranka Manis | Founder and Artistic Director of  Kinding Sindaw

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Learn and enjoy the dance movements from the epic, legends and myths of the ancestral Philippine Melayu Nusantara heritage. This workshop will transport the participants to experience these epic stories through hand gestures, footwork and colorful scarves. The workshop will be accompanied by musicians playing a musical instrument called sarunay.

About Kinding Sindaw

Kinding Sindaw Melayu Heritage is a non-profit dance theater organization based in NYC, founded in 1992 . Their  mission is to assert, reclaim, preserve , and re-create the legends, epics, myths and unwritten history of the Philippines. The dances of Kinding Sindaw originate from the royal court dances of the Maranao Sultanate – a repertory of the sacred, classic, and secular.

The show is produced under the following program(s):

La MaMa Kids

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La MaMa Kids Online presents kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.

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