City Governement of Davao, announced that the Kadayawan highlight would be on the 24th of August. This will make August 20 to 26 the highlight week, as well as the "most-lively week" for this year’s celebration of Kadayawan Festival. About 30,000 people are expected during the festival . Kadayawan Festival is also known as " The King of Festivals".
Kadayawan Festival 2012 in Davao City Contact Information
Telephone: (082) 227-2500
Here are the activities during the week of August 20 to 26, 2012:
- Floral Float Parade – traditional pageant of orchids and other flowers. Thousands of colorful flowers are formed into different shapes that the creator prefers. This is one of the most-watched event in the annual festival.
- Indak-Indakan Sa Kadalanan – aka “Dancing in the Streets”. This is a display of bright and dazzling colors of groups of people (communities, organizations, schools, or group of friends) as they perform different tribal dances on the streets. This is also a much-awaited event during Kadayawan festival.
- Hiyas sa Kadayawan – is a beauty pageant that showcase the stunningly gorgeous ladies of the different tribes of Davao.
- Exhibits and Trade Fairs
- Nightly Street Parties
- Cultural Performances
- Sporting Events and Fun Competitions