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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, 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 […]

Kicking the Kadayawan vibes

Mindanao’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

Kisan 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…

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 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 […]

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

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

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 Davao party event” that will make this year’s staging of Kadayawan sa Davao in August truly one of the country’s most exciting fiestas. has expressed so much confidence in the potential of the city that it […]

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:

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