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 our Future.”

The Dinagat Festival was formerly known as Bakasi Festival. The annual festival was started last August 14, 1999. Showcasing the livelihood and fishing culture of the Cordovanhons which is abundant of rich marine resources and pride for Cordova eel of Bakasi.

The Local officials government of Cordova was very supportive to the festival, specially to Mayor Adelino Sitoy, Vice Mayor Rodrigo Jumao-as and other members of the parties.

There are 14 contingents from different elementary and high schools in the municipality who will compete and grab the awaiting top prize for Sayaw sa Dalan, a street dancing competition, Pasundayag, dance drama showdown, Dinagat Festival Queen, beautiful queens of Cordova’s.


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