Kadayawan Festival 2018 Schedule of Activities

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 KADAYAWAN is a festivity of life and thanksgiving for the plentiful gifts of nature and peaceful living. It derives from the pleasant Dabawenyo greeting, "Madayaw". Dayaw means good, precious, and beautiful.  So, if Madayaw is an adjective , Kadayawan is a nown, as in goodness or honesty.
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The Kadayawan festival is celebrated every August. Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan ( Street Dancing)will showcase dance contingents from the different regions of Mindanao. A people's celebration and merriment through choreographed and theatrical street-dancing completion anchored on indigenous garbs and cultural performances while Pamulak sa Kadayawan (Floral Float Parade) will showcase of blooming and lush flora in a float parade and competition teeming with artistry as the floats impress the festival's theme and blessings of bounty which are the main highlights of the Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival 2018. It showcased the different colors, cultures and traditional dances of the different tribes of Davao and Mindanao as they paraded along the city.

Kadayawan Festival 2018 Schedule of Activities

August 18, 2018
Indak - Indak sa Kadalanan - Magsaysay Avenue to San Pedro Square Parade Route

August 19, 2018
Pamulak sa Kadayawan - Magsaysay Avenue to San Pedro Square Parade Route

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