Matigsalog tribesman joins Kadayawan fluvial parade

A Matigsalog raises his fist as he along with his group draw closer at Agro football field where the… [more]

Matigsalog tribesman joins Kadayawan fluvial parade Matigsalog tribesman joins Kadayawan fluvial parade

Tribal crafts in Kadayawan

A Matigsalog woman from Marilog District sell native bracelets for P10 near the City Hall where the city's… [more]

Tribal crafts in Kadayawan Tribal crafts in Kadayawan

Sayaw Mindanao

Performers give their best as they compete in Thursday’s Sayaw Mindanao, one of the highlights of the… [more]

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Kadayawan mobile app

Davao City tourism officer Lisette Marquez and Lifebit CEO Eric Sui show Lifebit’s Davao Clubs mobile… [more]

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Kadayawan 2014 opens today; Aug. 15 declared holiday

The 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw celebration officially opens at 5 p.m. today, August 12, during simultaneous… [more]

Kadayawan 2014 opens today; Aug. 15 declared holiday Kadayawan 2014 opens today; Aug. 15 declared holiday

Hiyas sa Kadayawan 2014

Clad in their ethnic costumes, 11 contestants hand-picked by their tribes for this year’s Hiyas sa… [more]

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Tighter security for Kadayawan Festival 2014

Security forces here have set to lockdown Davao City a week before the 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival… [more]

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1st Kadayawan Sama Freediving Contest

 Sama divers, known to many as the Badjaos, listen to American national, Luke Schroeder, as he shares… [more]

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Matigsalog tribesman joins Kadayawan fluvial parade

Matigsalog joins Kadayawan fluvial parade 2014-LA Matigsalog raises his fist as he along with his group draw closer at Agro football field where the 11 tribes of Davao City converge during the fluvial parade, one of the highlights of this year’s Kadayawan Festival on Friday, August 15, 204. (King Rodriguez photo)

More photos at www.sunstar.com.ph/gallery

Tribal crafts in Kadayawan

Matigsalog-woman-tribal-craftA Matigsalog woman from Marilog District sell native bracelets for P10 near the City Hall where the city’s 11 tribes converged to celebrate this year’s Kadayawan Festival. (King Rodriguez photo)

More photos of Kadayawan at www.sunstar.com.ph

Sayaw Mindanao

Sayaw-MindanaoPerformers give their best as they compete in Thursday’s Sayaw Mindanao, one of the highlights of the 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival held at the Davao City Recreation Center. (King Rodriguez photo)

More photo here of Kadayawan: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/

Kadayawan mobile app

Lifebit’s-Davao-Clubs-mobile-app-LDavao City tourism officer Lisette Marquez and Lifebit CEO Eric Sui show Lifebit’s Davao Clubs mobile app during their presentation in Monday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw held at SM City Annex. (King Rodriguez photo)

Read related story: Startup unveils Davao Clubs

Kadayawan 2014 opens today; Aug. 15 declared holiday

Emergency-during-the-Kadayawan-opening-LThe 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw celebration officially opens at 5 p.m. today, August 12, during simultaneous ceremonies at Quezon and Rizal Parks,

Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte will lead the opening ceremony or the Pagbukas.

Councilor Al Ryan Alejandre, spokesperson for Kadayawan executive committee, said Dabawenyos can expect a festive opening ceremony. Continue reading–>

Hiyas sa Kadayawan 2014

Hiyas-sa-Kadayawan-2014-contestants-LClad in their ethnic costumes, 11 contestants hand-picked by their tribes for this year’s Hiyas sa Kadayawan were presented during yesterday’s flag raising ceremony at the Davao City Hall on Monday. The candidates represent the 11 indigenous and Islamized tribes of Mindanao who have made Davao City their home: Ata, Maguindanao, Tagabawa Bagobo, Kalagan, Bagobo K’lata, Sama, Matigsalug, Tausug, Obu Manuvu, Maranao, and Iranun. (Seth delos Reyes)

More photos at http://www.sunstar.com.ph/gallery

Tighter security for Kadayawan Festival 2014

Police-on-high-alert-for-Kadayawan-Festival-2014-LSecurity forces here have set to lockdown Davao City a week before the 29th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival kicks off on August 11.

Chief Inspector Alfredo Baluran, chief of the Davao City Police Office’s (DCPO) Operation, said this year’s security measures will be similar to that of last year. Continue reading–>

Pamulak sa Kadayawan 2013 ‘peaceful’

IMG_5590 It was a “successful and peaceful” holding of Pamulak sa Kadayawan amid security threats that earlier made Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte think twice whether to call for the cancellation of the festival’s major events.

City Tourism Office (CTO) officer-in-charge Lisette Marques said Sunday that the parade went well, although the number of contingents decreased to 64 this year from 89 in 2012.

“When the participation is low, it is perceived na medyo hindi maganda. We’re very happy successful and peaceful and Pamulak,” she added.[Continue reading]

 

Thousands witness Kadayawan’s Indak-indak

indak More than 20,000 people assembled in the downtown area amid security threats to witness the spray of bright and dazzling colors of the 23 contingents in this year’s Indak-indak sa Kadalanan, one of the highlights of the Kadayawan sa Dabaw.

Lisette Marques, City Tourism Office (CTO) officer in charge, said on Saturday that thousands of local and foreign tourists had converged along the route of Indak-indak.

The street dancing started from San Pedro St., to C.M Recto Avenue, left to Roxas Avenue, then left to C. Bangoy St., to Crooked Road, to San Pedro St. [Continue reading]

1st Kadayawan Sama Freediving Contest

Badjao-speaking German Sama divers, known to many as the Badjaos, listen to American national, Luke Schroeder, as he shares some words of wisdom in a Sama dialect in Thursday’s opening ceremony of the 1st Kadayawan Sama Freediving Contest at Sta. Ana Wharf before proceeding to Talikud Island for the competition proper. Schroeder talks in Sama dialect fluently because he has been married to a Badjao for years already. (King Rodriguez photo/Sun.Star Davao)

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