TWO POPULAR LEGENDSA. The Tale of BungansakitB. The Tale of Dang and Mulay
Ballet Philippines “Tale of Bungansakit”
SUGUIHON the triumphant SUITOR andthe Vengeful WARRIOR “Bisan han mga bisan, Saypa han mga Saypa” (Waray idiom) Suguihon, Bungansakit’s lover and consequently husband may have consequently belonged to the Visayan Aristocracy and warrior class. He is said to be a converted native for recent interpretations of the legend described the marriage of Bungansakit and Suguihon to be in a Christian ceremony..
B. DANG and MULAY “The Legend” by DULZCUNA
These two Legends could actually reflect the age-old PERSONA of the WARAY,These were solidified by ORAL TRADITIONS thatwere handed down by genealogy and customs ofthe WARAY “Tilitol” (bastardized term of“territory”)The stuff of these legends are “SURAH” (viands)for dramas, plays, radio programs, visual art,street dances, comparzas which the Leyte-Samarnon enjoy to reflect the things that givehim happiness, pleasure, memory and nostalgiawith a sense of pride, aristocracy and history--that which implies to the total make-up of theVISAYAN and to the MAHARLIKAN for that matter.