Other dances in Luzon:
Balse was a popular dance in Marikina, Rizal during the Spanish times. Balse (valse in Spanish) means waltz. This dance was performed after the lutrina ( a religious procession) and the music that accompanied the dancers was played by the musikong bungbong (musicians using instruments made of bamboo).
It is derived from the words Jota and valse. Jota is a popular dance introduced in the Philippines by the Spaniards. Valse means waltz, a step or a dance in 3/4 time. This lively festival dance originated in Camohaguin, Gumaca, Quezon (formerly Tayabas).
It is a comic dance from Santa Maria, Bulacan. Makonggo is derived from the Tagalog word chonggo or unggo which means monkey. In this dance, the dancer imitates a monkey - its characteristic movements, gestures, grimaces, etc. when it is in a happy, playful or angry mood, while it is playing, eating, or resting. Only one man performs this dance. Most of his movements are his own improvisations.
B. Philippine Folk Dances from Visayas
3. Mazurka Boholana
Other dances in Visayas
It is popularly known in Capiz and is performed in any social gathering of the people inhabiting the mountains of Capiz in the barrios of Tinpas and Panitan and also in the town of Panay.
C. Philippine Folk Dances from Mindanao