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Festivities

Sinanggiyaw Festival

The name Sinanggi-yaw is taken from two old Cebuano words, Sinanggi meaning abundance of harvested agricultural products of our farmers and Sayaw meaning dance. Through street dancing and field presentation, performers shall dance merrily bringing all the Sinanggi-performance focused on three aspects: planting, harvesting and thanksgiving. The Sinanggiayaw is held on the 4th of October [...]

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Tagbo Festival

The Tagbo Festival is one of the main festivals of Cebu. AsiaRooms.com gives complete information on Tagbo Festival, Cebu. This festival is celebrated in the month of January and it is observed to honor the Santo Nino de Poro (the patron saint). This festival has an important significance in the sense that it highlights the [...]

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Sadsad Festival

The word “sadsad”,in the local dialect, means dance. This is where the Sadsad festival got its name. The Sadsad festival is held in honor of the patroness, the Immaculate Concepcion. It was started in Barangay Poblacion but was later elevated as the town festival when the barangay captain became the mayor of the town. It [...]

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Kabkaban Festival

Kabkaban Festival is a ritual dance believed to be a way of driving away bad spirits. The term is taken from a kind of grass that is so abundant in the place. Through the inspiration of Val Sandiego, the Kabkaban celebration today is given much attention by the Carcaranons and visitors from other places. This [...]

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Sarok Festival

October 28-29. Consolacion Cebu will celebrates the “Adlaw sa Consolacion” or the 14th Sarok Festival 2009. The annual celebrations is honor of its Patron Saint San Narciso. The festival is participated by different barangays, elementary and high school students. They will be portraying and showcasing how “SAROK” made a life to the community especially the [...]

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Karansa Festival

The festival is honor to St. Sto. Thomas de Villanueva, the patron saint of Danao City. Karansa is a dance festival that shows the joy and happiness through performing the four basic steps, the kikay, karag, kurug and kurahay. In a little way, its adance to be merry and to celebrates – a word from [...]

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Mantawi Festival

The Mantawi Festival is a yearly event celebrated every May 7 in Mandaue City, Cebu. The festival is a celebration of Mandaue’s rich cultural and historical heritage and its importance today as a commercial and industrial center in Cebu. Local historians say that the name Mantawi is a species of indigenous vine or tree that [...]

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Dinagat Festival

Cordovanhon’s of Cordova Cebu Philippines will celebrates its 10th Dinagat Festival 2009, this coming August 9, in honor to Sr. San Roque, the municipality Patron Saint. The festival was lunched last July 24, 2009 and lots of activities are going to witness. The theme for this year festival is “Revisiting our Heritage, Invigorating and Fortifying [...]

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Banig Festival

A celebration of Badian’s annual fiesta, showcasing the Cebuano and Badianganon culture, tradition, delicacies and local products, especially its famous mats (banig). Most of us must be familiar with the banig, that humble mat one spreads on a wooden or bamboo floor at night when one goes to sleep and in the morning is simply [...]

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Haladaya Festival

Haladaya Festival is honor to the patron saint of Daanbantayan, St. Rose of Lima. Before in 1834, Daanbantayan was so-called “Kandaya” a name from the leader of first malayan settlers, si “Datu Daya”. This is why people of Daanbantayan will celebrate the Haldaya Festival because from the word of “Haladaya” which means “Halad Kang Datu [...]

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