Casa Gorordo Museum Talk on “Sinug ug Sinuog: Exploring the Two Dance Forms”

Prof. Caesar Nimor and Mrs. Mila Catelo-Janson, leading Cebuano dance researchers, gave a lecture and had a demonstration on the traditional Sinug dance of Estelita “Titang” Diola vis-à-vis the Sinulog Mardi Gras dance of contemporary time.

Prof. Caesar Nimor

 

Mrs. Mila Catelo-Janson

The afternoon talk was enlightening as the speakers delved into the differences in dance choreographs, history, narratives and symbols, and meanings. They also gave comparisons / contrasts of these two dances with other dance forms in the country.

PROF. CAESAR NIMOR’S TALK ON THE HISTORY OF SINUG

MRS. MILA CATELO-JANSON’S DANCE DEMONSTRATION


The talk ended with the performance of the sinug dance by the Turang Dance Company led by Carol Diola, niece of Nang Titang.


CGM Talk is a series of forums and lectures organized by the Casa Gorordo Museum to enhance public awareness and appreciation.

 

PHOTOS FROM THE CGM TALK ON SINUG OG SINUOG

Mr. Florencio Moreño II, curator of Casa Gorordo Museum

 

Young and cute Sinug dancers of the Turang Dance Company

 

Turang Dance Company choreographer and surviving relative of Estelita “Titang” Diola, Carol flanked by leading Cebuano dance researchers Prof. Caesar Nimor and Mrs. Mila Catelo-Janson.

 

SINUG SA CASA GORORDO

Come and visit Casa Gorordo Museum today and experience the Sinug Dance with the Turang Dance Company. The Sinug is a folk dance performed in honor of the Santo Niño. It highlights a unique mix of historical narrative, prayer, and dance steps and drumbeat of indigenous and Western influences. The Sinug is believed to be one of the main inspirations behind the popular Sinulog street dancing.

Let us relive once again the legacy of Nang Estelita “Titang” Diola which is the Sinug Dance. The show starts at 2 P.M. and admission is for free!

Call 411-1767 or PM Casa Gorordo’s Facebook page for inquiries.

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