This research aimed to achieve a
comprehensive understanding of the valuation of the
Balse ng Desposorio folk dance within the community of
Baranggay Malanggam, Malolos Bulacan. The primary
focus was on exploring its cultural significance,
identifying the challenges it faces, and evaluating the
prospects for its preservation. Through an in-depth
qualitative approach, encompassing methods such as in-
depth interviews, focus group discussions, and participant
observation, the study delved into the multifaceted
dimensions of the dance's value, shedding light on its role
in the local cultural landscape as an integral component
of Malolos's cultural identity.
Keywords : Folk Dance; Cultural Identity; Cultural Preservation; Cultural Heritage.