Have an upcoming event - wedding, birthday, festival, pageant, or organizational event?

 

Book Samahan and add Philippine culture to your upcoming event. We can discuss the details of your event so that we can best tailor our program to your event and needs.

 

If you are interested in inviting Samahan to perform at your event, please email your information to samahanphildance@gmail.com. You could also submit your request via our Contact Form.

 

Please allow for about 3 weeks of lead time. Fees depend on a number of factors including length of performance time, type of event (e.g. wedding, festival), number of performers required, type of venue (e.g. theatrical, public, charity, private, etc.), and live music or recorded music.

Philippine Dance Showcases

4~8 traditional Philippine dances are performed by professional 
dancers to recorded music on a compact disc or mp3 player.

Live musicians is also an option to be added to your performance.

 

Showcase generally includes:

Dances from the Southern Philippines
Dances of Spanish Influence
Dances of the Rural Countryside (including Tinikling)

Rondalla Musical Performances

4~8 traditional musical arrangements are performed by professional 
musicians from of the Maria Clara suite to the Philippine barrio.

Live dancers is also an option to be added to your performance.

 

Showcase generally includes:

Filipino Folk Songs
Spanish and European influenced music
Modern Compositions arranged for Rondalla

Dances of Spanish Influence
Dances of the Rural Countryside

Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble

4~8 traditional musical arrangements are performed by professional 
musicians from of the Southern Philippines and Sulu Islands.

Live dancers is also an option to be added to your performance.

 

Showcase generally includes:

Traditional Philippine Gong Music
Maranao/Maguidanao Gong Music
Sama-Bajau Kulintang Arrangements

Dances from the Sulu Islands
Dances of the Southern Philippines

Cultural Workshops

As an Education Center, Samahan also offers a various amount 
cultural workshops readily available to present.

Depending on the requested workshop, professional dancers and
musicians can also perform in addition to the workshop.

 

Workshops generally offered:

Brief History of Philippine Music
Tinikling 101 (popular amongst schools and students)
Angklong (Philippine Melodic Percussion)
Regional Diversity in the Philippines: Nation of Multiple People
Popularization of Philippine Dance: The Bayanihan Effect
Brown Skin, White Minds: Fighting Colonial Mentality