Pacasito, which means "hidden" in Quechua, is a dance from the department of Piura originating from the community of Chocan. This danced used to be performed on the 8th of December coinciding with the Fiesta Patronal del Señor Cautivo de Ayabaca. This dance represents the era of the montoneras, when women would hide the men under their polleras, or skirts, due to the persecution the montoneras faced. The montoneras were originally known as the armed civilian, paramilitary groups who organized in the 19th century during the wars of independence from Spain in Latin America.

Pacasito es una danza del departamento de Piura, originaria de la comunidad de chocan, solían presentarse en las octavas en el mes de diciembre, asi como en la Fiesta Patronal del Señor Cautivo de Ayabaca. Esta danza representa a la epoca de los montoneros, cuando las mujeres escondían a sus hombres debajo de sus polleras debido a la persecusión que sufrían.