All roads once again lead to Davao City for The King of Festivals a.k.a. Kadayawan Festival! The 2019 Kadayawan Festival or the 34th Kadayawan will be held this month, August 2019.
Kadayawan Festival is the grandest and most colorful celebration that highlights the tribes of Davao City, their culture, tradition and everyday lives. Kadayawan also allows Dabawenyos to thank Magbabaya for bountiful harvests.
Highlights of the Kadayawan Festival 2019 include the Indak Indak sa Kadayawan (street dancing competition), Tunog Kadayawan (songwriting tilt), Pamulak sa Kadayawan and Tambayayong Kadayawan (performances of traditional dances and songs from different Ethno-linguistic groups).
Here’s the schedule of activities (you can click on the image for a bigger version):
Just in case you don’t have a place to stay in Davao yet, you might want to consider the various discounted Davao rooms below:
Are you taking the plane, bus or ferry to Davao City? Philippine Airlines, Air Asia and Cebu Pacific Air serve Davao. You can fly in from Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, Bacolod, Angeles, Puerto Princesa, Zamboanga, Tagbilaran (Bohol), Dumaguete, Boracay and Tacloban. If you’re flying in from outside the Philippines, airlines like Cathay Pacific, Silk Air, Qatar Airways and Xiamen Air offer flights to Davao.