aliwan 2009 Kadayawan Festival (19/25)

KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL (Davao)
From the city of durian, the waling-waling and the majestic Philippine eagle comes a festival. that gets its name from the word “dayaw,” which refers to anything good, beautiful, superior, or valuable.  Not only is the festival held in thanksgiving for an abundant harvest, but it shows the interface between its tribal heritage through the  “lumads”, along with the wealth of culture and entertainment found in the city, added to its progressive industrial development.   Their fascinating costumes and swift body movements manifest the very traits Dabawenyos are proud of as persistent, industrious, and peace-loving people.   Festival muse – Aliah Heitz

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s