Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan :Kadayawan Festival 2013
Aug 23, 2013
"Kadayawan" is derived from the a word Madayaw, a friendly greeting. Dayaw, means beautiful.
Kadayawan Festival. This festival is celebrated, month of August, in the city of Davao,Mindanao,Philippines.Kadayawan Festival is one of the most colorful and energetic festivities on the islands.
Indak - Indak sa Kadalanan is one of the highlights of the festivity. Ten Indigenous Tribes are competing,Maguindanao, Ovu-Manuvo, Klata-Djangan, Ata, Tagabawa, Tausog, Maranao, Kagan, Matigsalug and Sama.
August 17, 2013. Thousands of people are waiting at the streets. Sunny weather and jostling are not a hindrance to witness the graceful contingents each tribe.
Get started of the beat of their drums. And the show begins :)
More than 30 participants to entertain the crowd and hearing their scream will lift you up.
Your frisky eyes are surely amazed of their neons and glossy colorful costumes.
Great smiles will capture your heart.
Spectators and judges have their own bet. Lively and unique are one of traits to take the pride of winning.
This celebration is about a thanksgiving for the fruitful life, culture and harvesting.
The energy they gave and being at the crowd, is an experience, one will never forget.
I was fortunate to witness and celebrates the Kadayawan Festival 2013. See for yourself next year! :)
These are just some of the images during the Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan.
Other phhotos will be seen at the gallery.