Kadayawan Festival - updates

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Davao City eyes transparent garbage bins to avoid terror attack

Jul 06, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Task Force Davao commander Colonel Consolito Yecla says there will also be a 'No Jacket Policy' when approaching inspection areas during the Kadayawan festival

SAFETY PRECAUTION. Davao City is eyeing the use of transaprent garbage bins as a security measure following the suicide terror attacks in Sulu. Image from Shutterstock

IN PHOTOS: Pamulak sa Kadayawan 2016

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:46 PM

Stunning floats of various eye catching designs show off local artistry and culture

The icon Philippine eagle

Keeping the Lumad culture alive through the Kadayawan tribal games

Aug 20, 2016 - 10:01 PM

A look at one of the special events that distinguishes Kadayawan sa Dabaw

Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Street dancing at Kadayawan 2016

Aug 20, 2016 - 7:18 PM

Check out the full list of winners for the street dancing event too and see the intricate costumes worn by the dancers

Photo by Henrylito D Tacio/Rappler

The vibrant beauty of Davao's Kadayawan Festival

Aug 18, 2016 - 10:24 PM

More on the cultural significance of Kadayawan and what makes this week long celebration unique

The lively street dancing. Photo by Henrylito D. Tacio

Invasion Tour returns to Kadayawan Festival

Aug 18, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Gather all your friends and experience fiesta nights of music and fun with this year’s Invasion Tour

Special holidays in 5 areas in August, September – Malacañang

Aug 08, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Presidential proclamations 26 to 30 declare non working holidays in Davao City Digos City Bulacan Los Baños and Tacurong City

A wrap up of Invasion Tour Davao

Aug 23, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Davao was the first stop in this year’s Invasion Tour and it was awesome

Fruits, flowers, food: Davao celebrates 30th Kadayawan Festival

Aug 23, 2015 - 4:40 PM

This year s Kadayawan festival showcases Davao s culture through music dancing competition and food

WATCH: Duterte does 'Twerk It Like Miley'

Aug 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM

For the supporters of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte his dancing in public is a clear indication he s running for president

FOR THE FIRST TIME. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte dances before his constituents during the August 20 opening of Kadayawan 2015.

LIVE: Invasion Tour Davao 2015

Aug 21, 2015 - 5:18 PM

Davao is the first stop on Spectrum Philippines’ Invasion Tour Check out how it went

Invasion Davao Festival Experience is all set for Kadayawan 2015

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:32 PM

The most anticipated party is closing off the Kadayawan Festival in Davao

Spectrum kicks off the Invasion Tour with FrolicFox Productions

Aug 08, 2015 - 9:10 AM

Festivals just got bigger and better in the Philippines

Stars, netizens react to Ramon Bautista Davao City 'hipon' ban

Aug 20, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Bogart the Explorer Jun Sabayton Sam YG and others express their support for the comedian

Ramon Bautista declared persona non grata in Davao City

Aug 19, 2014 - 12:12 PM

There is a need to make Mr Bautista understand that as a visitor of a place he should be mindful of decency and propriety the resolution said

Ramon Bautista apologizes for ‘hipon’ remark in Davao City

Aug 18, 2014 - 1:15 AM

Some Davao officials are not happy about this and they are speaking up

Davao celebrates Kadayawan despite threats

Aug 18, 2013 - 7:34 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte explained that the festival is a tribute for the indigenous people and Moro people living who are the original inhabitants of Mindanao

Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Duterte to cancel Kadayawan Festival?

Aug 08, 2013 - 8:34 AM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is thinking about canceling this year’s Kadayawan Festival if he will be able to confirm that there is a threat in the city

NO KADAYAWAN? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte might cancel the festival over security concerns. In this file photo, women perform during the 2012 Kadayawan Festival. File photo Rappler/Karlos Manlupig

Colors, dance and abundance at Kadayawan

Aug 20, 2012 - 1:46 PM

Davao City burst in colors at the 27th Kadayawan Festival

THE 27th KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL was full of color, music and happy children. All photos by Karlos Manlupig.