Posts by tag: Kadayawan sa Davao
This weekend’s Kadayawan parades will have a tense mood rather than a celebratory one.
A colorful float representing the Ata tribe wades through Bankerohan River during Friday’s Davao River Festival, one of the events of the week-long Kadayawan Festival 2013. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
Don’t be surprised to see policemen lining up like this during the Kadayawan parades this weekend. Davao City police is deploying 600 personnel to secure the parade route for Kadayawan’s Indak-Indak (street dancing), who are seen here conducting a dry-run for their security positioning. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
With security measures in place for the Kadayawan Festival, folks told Davao Today they were split between joining and staying home for the festivities.
Minda Amodayon belongs to the Mandaya tribe, one of the first inhabitants of Davao Oriental. During the Kadayawan Festival, she exhibits her skill in weaving the Dagmay, a fiber from a native abace tree at the Apo View Hotel. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
Department of Tourism Xl Director Art Boncato said the Davao City’s 7,000 hotels, apartelles, inns, lodging houses are ready to accommodate visitors and tourists for the month-long Kadayawan festivities. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)