Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa is a renowned dance scholar from the Sulu region of the Philippines and is the author of the book Pangalay: Traditional Dances and Related Folk Artistic Expressions.
Ms. Fernando-Amilbangsa recently published an article on Inquirer News website. Please click on the following link to see the article.
She is also the Founder of the Tambuli Cultural Dance Troupe of the Sulu College of Technology and Oceanography in Tawi Tawi. Pakaraguian began collaborating with her in 2007 as part of the anthropological field research project, Preserving the Ancient Tradition of Kulintangan. She has set up a network of kulintangan ensembles, cultural institutions and other local contacts in Sulu, where she has spent nearly 30 years mastering and studying local folk traditions.
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