Philippine dating tradition
At night, he will sing or love songs outside the girls house by the window with a guitar and his friends serving as back ups.
This stage is called "Pamamanhikan" or "Paghingi ng Kamay".
Girls are made to believe that men will value them more if they are made to work hard before letting them have what they want.
So after a long period of paninilbihan and a series of haranas, the girl can finally accept the suitor's love.
A small feast is then held with the food brought by the boy's family.
MODERN Although a lot of our traditional wedding practice is still being observed these days there are modifications and "evolutions" that has been introduced to it that gives it a more modern version.