"Kadayawan sa Dabaw" is Davao City's most anticipated festival in celebration of its bountiful harvest and culture. One of the highlights is the Indak-indak sa Kadalanan performed along the major streets of Davao City. Indak-indak, which literally means stomping one's feet on the ground, is a competition of different tribes-participants showcasing choreographed dance inspired by Mindanao's indigenous traditions, legends, myths and cultural events.
It is composed of two categories, the Open Category for Mindanao-based contingents showcasing the festival in their locality; and the Davao-based Category for groups coming from Davao City who will interpret the festival, integrated in a Mindanao folklore, myth or legends.
This morning, I was able to witness for the first time Kadayawan Festival's Indak-indak sa Kadalanan here in Davao City. Here are some of the photos.
It was a superb performance by the participating tribes. Truly, Kadayawan Festival is one of the most colorful and biggest annual celebration in the whole of Davao region! Madayaw Davao!
List of Winners
Champion: Panay National High School from Sto. Niño, South Cotabato
First runner-up: Tribo Sulalan from Polomolok, South Cotabato
Second runner-up: Tribo Talaingod, Davao del Norte
Champion: Holy Cross College of Calinan
First runner-up: Magallanes Elementary School
Second runner-up: Sta. Ana National High School
Congratulations to all the winners!
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