Today, July 15, is the 9th death anniversary of National Artist for Dance Leonor Orosa-Goquingco. Born on July 24, 1917, she was known as the Mother of Philippine Theater Dance and Dean of Filipino Performing Arts Critics. A pioneer Filipino choreographer in balletic folkloric and Asian styles, Orosa-Goquinco was a founding member of the Philippine Ballet Theater. She was conferred the title of national artist in 1976 and died in 2005 at the age of 87.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
By Jonas Panerio
The famed Dancesport-Team Cebu City (DTCC) continued to bring honor and glory to Cebu as they hauled 17 gold medals, 12 silvers and a bronze medal in the 2013 Dancesport Council of the Philippines Mid-year Ranking and Competition last Saturday evening at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City.
Will the bird dancers of Lumad Basakanon get to compete in this year’s Aliwan Festival?
IT’S better to regulate rather than prohibit baile or benefit dances in Sta. Fe town, Bantayan Island in Cebu, a Provincial Board (PB) Member said yesterday.
ENVIRONMENTAL lawyer Antonio Oposa isn’t done going after noisy bailes or benefit dances in his hometown Sta. Fe in northern Cebu.