In honor of Araw ng Kalayaan, Philippine Independence Day, Rhythmix Island Arts presents the American Center of Philippine Arts (ACPA) in collaboration with Parangal Dance Company, Kulintronica & Kristian Kabuay celebrating the cultural traditions of the Philippine islands on the island of Alameda.
Parangal Dance Company will perform the evocative Hindu Malayan influenced dances of the Mindanao region accompanied by indigenous instrumentation of kulintang, gongs and drums*. Ron Quesada will deliver a fusion of ancient Filipino gong instrument with modern electronic dance music, dubbed “Kulintronica”. Kristian Kabuay brings to the stage his modern performance style writing system called Tulang Kalis (Poetry of the Sword) based on the ancient writing system, Baybayin.
This event is wheelchair accessible.