Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival 2018 Schedule

Leyte Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is held annually every June 29, the day of the Feast of the Señor Santo Niño de Leyte.The merged celebration of the Pintados Festival and Kasadyaan Festival in Tacloban City in the Province of Leyte.This Festival is based on the body-painting traditions of the ancient tattooed “pintados” warriors. In 1986, the Pintados Foundation, Inc. was formed by the people of Tacloban to organize this festival in honor of Sr. Santo Niño.
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The highlights of the Festival is the Street Dancing were dancers paint their bodies in patterns that resemble armor to represent past warriors.

This festival has been growing and became famous because of the contingents they send to the Aliwan Fiesta every year. Leyte is also the home base of other festivals like Alikaraw, Pasaka, and Buyogan.