It’s Kadayawan 2013 time, folks! Mindanao’s king of festivals, Kadayawan Festival, is happening this August! The 2013 Kadayawan Festival in Davao City will once again showcase Davao’s rich and diverse culture and tradition, thanksgiving of oneness with the Earth and bountiful harvest.
The Kadayawan Festival 2013 will also provide the opportunity for the various indigenous tribes such as the Ata Manobo, Ubo Manobo, K’lata, Tagabawa, Matigsalog, Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug, Sama and Kalagan to converge.
The term “Kadayawan” comes from the Mandaya word “Madayaw” which means anything good, valuable, bountiful, beautiful.
Kadayawan Festival 2013 Davao City Schedule of Activities
Kadayawan Festival 2013 schedule of activities:
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Take note of these highlights:
August 17, 2013 (8 AM to 5 PM) – Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan – A street dancing parade cum competition that showcases the different colors, cultures and traditional dances of the different tribes of Davao and Mindanao.
August 18, 2013 (8 AM to 12 noon) – Pamulak sa Dalan – The grand finale of the festival, Pamulak is a mobile display of the blooming of flowers and ripening of fruits in creatively decorated floats on parade, showcasing the abundance of vegetation in the Davao Region.
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Other Kadayawan Festival 2013 events to look out for: Hiyas sa Kadayawan (the search for that beautiful indigenous lass who is knowledgeable of her culture and wisdom through a pageantry of Mindanaoan myths and legends), agri fairs, food fairs and street parties.
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