Beauty, bounty showcased in 2016 Kadayawan fluvial parade

A picture of beauty and bounty graced the Davao River and Tionko Football Field on Friday, August 19,… [more]

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Kicking the Kadayawan vibes

Mindanao's "Festival of festivals" kicks off with a string line of activities as tribute to life, nature,… [more]

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Kisan Lu, Monteverde top Pamulak contest

Kisan Lu Lands and Barangay Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. topped this year's Pamulak sa Kadayawan Float… [more]

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Closer to their roots

 It was a back-to-back win for the Ata tribe as Flormea Manyawron was hailed as the Hiyas ng Kadayawan… [more]

Closer to their roots Closer to their roots

Forget the diet & feast: a Kadayawan food guide

Kadayawan is the celebration of bountiful harvest, and the season to forget the diet and feast on the… [more]

Forget the diet & feast: a Kadayawan food guide Forget the diet & feast: a Kadayawan food guide

Kadayawan-themed decorations

DAVAO. Kadayawan-themed decorations are now the in thing, like this Philippine eagle gripping Durian… [more]

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Events’ organizer to pour in P5M for Kadayawan event

A Cebu-based party organizer is pouring in P5 million to mount what it called a "spectacular, but distinctly… [more]

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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

August 2016 musings: Kadayawan & everything Mindanao

davao-tribe-fashion_0The colors of the Kadayawan seemed to be more vibrant this year and the mood was more high-spirited. Is it because the new president hails from this city? Or is it because this year’s prime movers organized it well?

Undeniably, it’s both. Continue reading…

SunStar Davao joins Kadayawan Festival 2016

ssdavao1__0Employees of SunStar Davao Publishing Inc. joined this year’s joyful and colorful celebration of the 31st Kadayawan Festival. Read more…

Beauty, bounty showcased in 2016 Kadayawan fluvial parade

bangka_sa_tribung_maguindanaon__0A picture of beauty and bounty graced the Davao River and Tionko Football Field on Friday, August 19, as the city’s 11 tribes once again paraded their culture and uniqueness through the Subang Sinugdanan (literally meaning, the river where it all started).

The Subang Sinugdanan or the Fluvial Float parade marks the Indigenous People’s Day event of the Kadayawan Festival. Continue reading…

Kicking the Kadayawan vibes

kadayawan_floral_fusion__0Mindanao’s “Festival of festivals” kicks off with a string line of activities as tribute to life, nature, and abundant harvest.

The 31st Kadayawan festival, which started on Monday, will run until August 21. Read more…

Kisan Lu, Monteverde top Pamulak contest

barangay-kapitan-tomas-monteverde-floral-float_0Kisan Lu Lands and Barangay Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. topped this year’s Pamulak sa Kadayawan Float Parade in Davao City.

For traditional category, Kisan Lu won this year’s Pamulak event, bringing home a cash prize of P500,000. Continue reading…

80 pawikan hatchlings welcome Kadayawan Festival

kadayawan-babies_0Just in time for the start of the 30th Kadayawan Festival last August 17, 80 pawikan eggs were hatched in the Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya in Davao City.

These hatchlings, which were fondly called as “Kadayawan Pawikan babies,” came from the 3rd nest with 121 eggs found last June 16, 2015. Continue reading…

Closer to their roots

hiyas-ng-kadayawan-_0 It was a back-to-back win for the Ata tribe as Flormea Manyawron was hailed as the Hiyas ng Kadayawan 2015 on Thursday at the Davao City Recreation Center.

It was one tough competition to judge since all 11 candidates were spectacular in showcasing their culture and beliefs through the opening performance, talent show, and question and answer portion. Continue reading…

Forget the diet & feast: a Kadayawan food guide

Kadayawan is the celebration of bountiful harvest, and the season to forget the diet and feast on the Davao offerings of fresh fruits and local cuisine. Here are the stops you should be at to refuel your festival energy. Read more…

Kadayawan-themed decorations

kadayawan-themed-decorationsDAVAO. Kadayawan-themed decorations are now the in thing, like this Philippine eagle gripping Durian fruits at the Atrium of Gaisano Mall. (King Rodriguez)

No more heels for ‘Hiyas’ bets

Hiyas sa Kadayawan participants have preferred not to wear heels during the competition.

The Hiyas candidates bared this in Thursday’s I-Speak Forum at the City Hall conference room, saying that they prefer not to wear heels to show their different culture. Continue reading…

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