Tinikling – Filipino Bamboo Dance
Tinikling Performance by Tribong Pinoy e.V. Dance Ensemble
Tinikling or “Bamboo Dance” is the most popular and best known folk dance of the Philippines.
This Filipino folk dance imitates the movement of the tikling birds as they walk between grass stems or run over tree branches. The Tinikling dancers imitate the tikling bird’s grace and speed by maneuvering between large bamboo poles.