La MaMa Blogs: Coffeehouse Chronicles #127: Kinding Sindaw

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Coffeehouse Chronicles #127: Kinding Sindaw

The final Coffeehouse Chronicles of the season will focus on Kinding Sindaw

The dances of Kinding Sindaw originate from the royal court dances of the Maranao Sultanate- a repertory of the sacred, classic, and secular combining grace and vigor, dances that directly reflect their rich natural environment. Dancers imitate the graceful movements of birds, fish, butterflies, rivers, streams, and ocean trekking boats, celebrate fertility in vigorous choreography, sway delicately using colorful fans and scarves, and dramatically inspire through the martial art of silat.

Ellen Anisha Guro

Panelists include: 
Potri Ranka Manis
Anne Berryl 
Corotan Naguit
Malaika Queano
Corky Lee (Photographer)

Special Guest:
Kira Danganan-Azucena
Deputy Consul General,  Philippine Consulate of New York

Performances include:
Silat Martial Arts
Kulintang Ensemble | music pieces
Chants for Lemlynay | the epic of the Tiboli people
Chants for Darangen | the epic of the Meranao people

Coffeehouse Chronicles Curator: 
Michal Gamily 

La MaMa presents
Chronicles #127: 
Kinding Sindaw

Saturday, June 13rd, 2015 @ 3pm
(The day after  Philippines Independence Day!)

Tickets: FREE!

The Club @ La MaMa
74A East 4th Street
(between Bowery & Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003

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