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Culture and Arts of Leyte


Tattoo as Artwork
16th century Chinese artwork on the "Pintados". Leyte Island and the rest of Eastern Visayas was then inhabited by people with tattoo-covered bodies. Modern-day Leytenos dress up for the annual Pintados Festival.

Dance Imitates Life
The Tinikling Dance, which originated from Leyte, used to be the Philippine National Dance. The dance imitates the movements of the "Tikling" bird. Tinikling is the most famous Philippine dance in the world.



Common dishes

As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.

Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.

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