Archive for August, 2007

Lumad celebration continues

By Carlo P. Mallo EVEN after the Kadayawan festival has closed and its numerous visitors have gone home, the city’s homage to its indigenous roots is far from over. With the thrust to allow people to appreciate and better understand the culture and heritage of the indigenous tribes of Southern Mindanao, the Institute for Indigenous […]

Colorful costumes

Kadayawan 2011

Parade props trigger 2 power line blasts

By Carlo P. Mallo FESTIVAL props tripped off power lines causing revelers to scuttle near Rizal Park on Saturday and Sunday during the culmination highlights of Kadayawan sa Dabaw. Aside from the two incidents, however, everything turned out fun complete with a cooperative weather that allowed the street dancing and the floral float parade under […]

Tecarro grabs plum in Indak-indak tilt

By Grace L. Plata COMPETITION first-timer Tecarro College Foundation (TCF) bagged the first prize among 22 groups in this year’s Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan taking home with them the P50,000 cash prize. Placing second to TCF is Magallanes Elementary School, which in the recent years have been a constant placer in the competition.(more)

Ledesma: A sterling success

By Jun Ledesma Sunburst FOR THE last four days it seems that all roads led to Davao City. I doff my hat to the planners, organizers, participants, the city officials, our policemen and the special military task force for a job well done. Now no one can question the ability of acting city mayor Inday […]

Children in Kadayawan

Indak Indak 2011

N. Cotabato goat breeders join Kadayawan festival

FARMERS from North Cotabato are showing off their best goats as they participate in the Kadayawan Festival display of Mindanao’s best agricultural products at the Davao Grounds in Ecoland, Matina, Davao City. Led by Vice Governor Manny Piñol, one of the country’s top breeders of the famed Boer goats, the North Cotabato delegation also includes […]

Samra Nuh: Kadayawan’s Gem

By Grace L. Plata A DAUGHTER of Arabic teachers, it’s not surprising for Samra Nuh to end up in the teaching profession. By answering the judges’ questions in English, Bisaya, and K’lagan, there was no doubt that this K’lagan lass from Waan would best seven other candidates for this year’s Hiyas ng Kadayawan title.(more)

Tribal leader shows native cooking

Davao City Administrator Wendel E. Avisado and Deputy Mayor Gloria Uy of the Tagabawa tribe look on as Deputy Mayor Roel Arthur Ali of the Ata Tribe places the food on a plate after it was cooked on a bamboo trunk to be served to visitors who attended their Ata tribe presentation in line with […]

Pre-Kadayawan celebration at Villa de Mercedes

URAYA Land Development Inc. held its pre-Kadayawan open house for Villa de Mercedes project last August 11. Over 200 guests were treated to an afternoon of festivities with dance performances by the Magallanes Dance Troupe. (more)

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