Group dances ‘authentic sinug’ at Casa

PRAYER DANCE. A toddler tries to imitate a woman who is doing the sinug, the traditional prayer dance offering for Sto. Nino. At the background is the historical Casa Gorordo. (Sun.Star Photo/Arni Aclao)

PRAYER DANCE. A toddler tries to imitate a woman who is doing the sinug, the traditional prayer dance offering for Sto. Nino. At the background is the historical Casa Gorordo. (Sun.Star Photo/Arni Aclao)

IN keeping with a tradition that spans eight decades, the Turang Dance Troupe performed at the Casa Gorordo yesterday, a day after the celebration of the feast of the Sto. Niño de Cebu.

The dance group is led by 87-year-old Estelita “Nang Titang” Diola who learned the authentic Sinulog, or prayer dance from her father, Buenaventura, also known as Turang. Read the rest of this entry

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