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Kaimonan Festival

Maco, Davao de Oro Maco, Davao de Oro

Kaimonan Festival of Maco Kaimonan is a Mansaka term for thanksgiving for the blessings and bountiful harvest. It is celebrated every June 17 in accordance with the practices of the […]

Buganihan Festival

Poblacion, Compostela, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Compostela, Compostela, Davao de Oro

Buganihan Festival of Compostela The festival of the bustling trade and commercial town of Compostela is a thanksgiving celebration for bountiful harvest and a tribute to the bagani warriors of […]

Sal’lupongan Festival

New Bataan, Davao de Oro

Sal’lupongan Festival of New Bataan Celebrated on August 1-10, Sal’lupongan is a combination of the Mansaka word Sal’lu meaning salo-salo (gathering, sharing among people)) and pongan, the root word of […]

Pagsandugan Festival

Mawab, Davao de Oro Mawab, Davao de Oro

Pagsandugan Festival of Mawab A celebration of unity and thanksgiving introduced by the early Mansaka settlers of Mawab. The celebration, highlighted by a strong Mansaka presence, is scheduled every August […]

Kariyawan Festival

Poblacion, Montevista, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Montevista, Montevista, Davao de Oro

Kariyawan Festival of Monkayo The festival is celebrated every September 4 as a thanksgiving for the municipality’s rich agricultural harvest and abundant mineral resources. It features street dances depicting its […]

Kahimunan cum Fruit Festival

Laak, Davao de Oro Laak, Davao de Oro

Kahimunan cum Fruit Festival of New Bataan A festival of get-together among the four tribes of Laak – the Dibabawon, Mandaya, Mansaka, and Muslim. It showcases bountiful fruit harvests of […]

Pasaka Festival

Poblacion, Pantukan, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Pantukan, Pantukan, Davao de Oro

Pasaka Festival of Maragusan  November 13 is Pasaka Festival in Pantukan. It is derived from the names of two Datus of the Mansaka and Muslim tribe who contributed much to […]

P’yagsawitan Festival

Poblacion, Maragusan, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Maragusan, Maragusan, Davao de Oro

Pyagsawitan Festival of Maragusan Maragusan, the Summer Capital of Davao Region, celebrates Pyagsawitan every third week of November to offer thanksgiving for the land’s successful and bountiful harvests and celebrate […]

L’yurot Festival

Golden Valley, Mabini, Davao de Oro Golden Valley, Mabini, Mabini, Davao de Oro

L’yurot Festival of Golden Valley lies in the highlands of the municipality of Mabini, province of Compostela Valley. Some 85-90 percent of its population of almost 5,000 belongs to the […]

Diwanag Festival

Poblacion, Montevista, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Montevista, Montevista, Davao de Oro

Diwanag Festival of Montevista The municipality of Montevista celebrates Diwanag Festival on the first Friday to the last Friday of December. The festival is a combination of the phrase “Diwa […]

Simballay Festival

Poblacion, Montevista, Davao de Oro Poblacion, Montevista, Montevista, Davao de Oro

Simballay Festival of Nabunturan The celebration symbolizes the unity and togetherness of the people of Nabunturan and their thanksgiving celebration for the bountiful harvests of this Capital Town of Compostela […]