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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 5, 1973)
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By Mark Kjeldgaard
To the sounds of the banduria, the laud, and the
kulintangan, folk dancers from the Philippines will perform in
Pershing Auditotium tf night.
The Bayanihan Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m.
This is the second of this season's Lincoln Community
The company has more than 30 dancers a. id 12 musicians.
Dressed in historical, national costumes, they present
traditional material of the Philippine people.
Dances are from the Philippines' colorful past, spanning the
early native period and the centuries of European
colonization. The heritage bears strong Spanish and Roman
Catholic influences. Before performing, the members often
join in prayer.
The music is played on various folk instruments. Among
them ate the guitarlike banduria and laud, and the
kulintangan i set of gongs used to play melodies and provide
Tribal instruments from the mountain regions include
drums, flutes blown through the nostril and a bamboo zither.
The Bayanihan Company grew out of cultural revival
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programs initiated by the Philippine government. Scholarly
preservation of Philippine traditional materials began in
earnest in 194(3, when the islands won independence.
Research delved carefully into the proper forms of folk
materials, e-ot-cially dance. Recitals and folk competitions
kept the sp rit of traditional music and dance alive in the
In 1954 the Philippine Women's University sent its first
gioup abroad to .in Asian Folk Dance Festival in East Pakistan.
In Manila in 1956, the company known as Bayanihan
performed for the first time.
In 1957 the Bayanihan Folk Arts Center was established,
and since that time has coordinated the dance troupe's
materials. Male dan-'t r, then were added to the grouup.
Bayanihan is supported by contributions through an
incorporated assoc., as well as by revenues received for its
The company has toured the world many times, dancing in
festivals and concepts n Em ope, the Americas, Africa and
Asia. Their art has repiesented the Philippine heritage at two
wot Id's fairs, and befcxe he;.d:, of state.
Tickets for the Bayanihan performance can be obtained by
calling 423 0443.
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SVlembers of ths Philippine tiayunihan Dance Co.
13th & P under
the Douq'ds III
till 9:00 Thur.
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In tin; nii'di'iirnr enjoy the bi() tiuw "Bushel Burcjer",
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i'l.jy, novurnbor 5, 1973
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