This Week’s Festivals: March 4-10, 2018
A culmination of the weeklong thanksgiving event in the town of Banga in South Cotabato province. Pasundayag is an Ilonggo term, which means “show” or “presentation.” Activities include a floral parade, field demonstration, street party and fireworks display.
March 4 to 8
The 20th founding anniversary of Compostela Valley province is celebrated during the Bulawan (meaning “gold”) Festival. This year’s festival theme is “Growing Green for Good Governance.” Among the festivities are business and investment conference, beauty pageant, concert, fun run.
March 6 to 10
Locals give thanks for a good harvest during the Kamayadan Festival in the town of Norala in South Cotabato province. “Mayad” is derived from the Ilonggo term, which means “good.” Activities include a civic-military parade, zumba party, music competition, employees night and a boxing tournament.
Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer Research
Sources: Inquirer Archives, DOT, proclamations.gov.ph, coa.gov.ph, abra.gov.ph
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