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Parangal is a Filipino Folk Dance Group base in the San Francisco Bay Area that Aspires to Inspire.

Parangal’s mission is to give tribute to Philippine heritage by preserving and promoting ethnic attire, music, and dance through research, workshops, and performances. We aim to serve as a bridge, inspiring and connecting Filipino Americans to their roots to give them a sense of pride and identity, while educating diverse communities to foster awareness and appreciation of Philippine culture.

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Photo by: Kimberly Requesto

Indigenous People of the Philippines: Bugkalot

Bugkalot/Ilongot is an indigenous peoples which were known as head hunters who also love arts, nature, and their culture.


Aside from headhunter, Bugkalot men love hunting wild animals and fish for food while women are in charge in plant cultivation.


Young Men are trained for fighting, hunting, dancing, singing, playing of instruments and accessories making. Young women are trained in housekeeping, plant cultivating,  singing, dancing, playing instruments, weaving, and making attires and accessories.

Culture Bearer: Frederico Barcelo

Learn more about the indigenous people that we’ve worked with and learned from over the years.


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