Archive for August, 2014

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 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

Tribal crafts in Kadayawan

A 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

Sayaw Mindanao

Performers 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:

Kadayawan mobile app

Davao 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

The 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

Clad 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 […]

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