Davao City Getting Ready for KADAYAWAN 2011

1 08 2011

King of Festivals

Kadayawan Festival is an annual event in the City of Davao. It is celebrated every 3rd week of the August. Kadayawan is derived from the word dayaw, which means good, beautiful, valuable and superior.

The city is again expected to be flocked by domestic and foreign tourists with the hotels and inns fully booked. I am pretty much excited with the events of the festival.

To help us prepare what’s going to happen, here’s the 2011 Kadayawan sa Davao Schedule of Activities (as of July 18, 2011):

DATE | VENUE | EVENT
August 1 – 31, SM City Davao: Agro-Industrial Trade Fair and Exhibit
August 15, People’s Park: Kadayawan Festival 2011 Opening Ceremonies
August 15 – 20: Lumadnong Gama (Lumad Indigenous Crafts Fair)
August 15 – 22, Roxas Avenue: Hudyakaan
August 15 – 18, Abreeza Mall Activity Center: Hiyas sa Kadayawan (Talent Portion)
August 16 – 18, SM City Davao: Sayaw Mindanaw
August 17, Davao City Recreational Center: Hiyas sa Kadayawan Finals
August 20, Abreeza Mall Activity Center: Tunog Mindanaw
August 20, Streets of Davao City: Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan
August 21, Streets of Davao City: Pamulak sa Kadayawan (Floral Float Parade)
August 21, SM City Davao: Moda Mindanaw

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12 responses

1 08 2011
Mangyan Blogger

Isa ito sa mga festivals na never ko pang napupuntahan. Hoping… Sana si Mommy magyaya :))

1 08 2011
silaab

Hi mangyan blogger, 🙂 nandito pala ang mommy mo? the festival will be on august 16-21. 🙂 yeah, hope you can visit the city. 🙂

1 08 2011
Mark Hoel Yu

I’ve been in Mindanao but only in Ozamis and Iligan. Never been to Davao yet. Looking forward to get there next year.

1 08 2011
silaab

Hi sir mark, Davao City is a great place to look forward. 🙂 I hope you can visit here soon. 🙂

1 08 2011
Leah

Isa to sa mga festivals na plano ko sanang puntahan.. pero it didn’t push through. Sabi ni cousin, next year na lang daw kami pupunta. Tsk. Sayang lang.

1 08 2011
silaab

Wow, so you will be coming here next year. When would that be? Actually Davao City has 4 seasons festival. 1st quarter is the Chinese New Year and Araw ng Dabaw, 2nd quarter is the Summer Fest, 3rd quarter is the Kadayawan sa Dabaw, and 4th quarter is the Paskuhan sa Dabaw. 🙂

1 08 2011
Fr. Felmar Castrodes Fiel, SVD

karon pa ko kabalo aning 4 seasons festival sa dabaw, hehe. i learn something new today. hehe, tnx.

1 08 2011
silaab

hehehehe… that’s good… 🙂 hmmmm yes, 4 seasons festival sa dabaw… yet it has to be enhanced or showcased sa world pa.. 🙂

2 08 2011
Xander

sana makapunta ako sa festival na ito.. never ko pa itong napuntahan.. wahahaha joke.. ahehehehee

2 08 2011
silaab

hahahhaa… that was a very nice joke xander hahahhaa.. when will you go home? hehehe

2 08 2011
anciro

kadayawan na jud.

2 08 2011
silaab

it’s kadayawan month. 🙂 august 16-21 is the celebration. 🙂

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