It is home to the cultural dance called "Pandanggo sa Ilaw" meaning 'Fandango with light'. The term pandanggo comes from the Spanish word fandango, which is a dance characterized by marking time with a clack of castanets, snapping of fingers, and stomping of feet in triple-time rhythm.
Pandanggo sa Ilaw - The word pandanggo comes from the Spanish dance "fandango" characterized with lively steps and clapping while following a varying ¾ beat. Pandanggo requires excellent balancing skill to maintain the stability of three tinggoy, or oil lamps, placed on head and at the back of each hand. This famous dance of grace and balance originated from Lubang Island, Mindoro.
UTC DATE-TIME: 2009/09/18 06:23:58
LAT deg: 12.573
LON deg: 120.469
DEPTH km: 50.1
Epicenter: MINDORO, PHILIPPINES