27th KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL PAMULAK SA KADALANAN(Floral Float Parade)

Showcasing the lush flora of Davao City.  The streets come to LIFE in a different colors and shapes of floats with contingents from different sectors.  

Photo credit to ZEKE





Photo credit to ZEKE
People are having fun and joining in the revelry from small to big competing floats.

Different varieties of flowers and fruits and even vegetables are shaped in EAGLE, DURIAN, FROG, TRIBAL PEOPLE, etc.  


My daughter and the FROG made of  dried chrysanthemums
CASINO RUBBING ALCOHOL FLOAT

Each leaf and petal or bloom was made into a painstaking arrangement of different shapes that makes the float more colorful and lovely to see.



Photo credit to ZEKE
Photo credit to ZEKE

KISAN LU grab the PHp500,000 as the GRAND CHAMPION for PAMULAK SA KADALANAN.

Photo credit to Roland Jumawan

A Grandeur Event that shouldn't be miss.  

Next time visit Davao's KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL for you to feel the REAL EXCITEMENT and REAL FUN!



KUDOS DABAWENYOS!!!


27th KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2012: Ten Tribes. One Vibe

Official Kadayawan 2012 Logo

Great celebration we have here in Davao City.  Celebration of a bountiful harvest and abundant blessings. It honors Davao's pride of artistic, cultural and historical heritage.  This is a celebration of the three(3) aspects of our tribes: INDUSTRIAL, ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT.  

August 18.  INDAK INDAK SA KADALANAN(Street Dancing)










  
Showcasing Cultural Dances from different tribes not only here in Davao Region but also in Mindanao. There are 20 contingents competing for this year.  

Last Friday our City Mayor Inday Sara announced that the Davao-LGU increased the prizes for this year's INDAK INDAK SA KADALANAN.

For the OPEN CATEGORY:
  • GRAND CHAMPION - PHp500,000 from 300,000
  • 2nd PLACER     - PHp400,000 from 200,000
  • 3rd PLACER     - PHp300,000 from 150,000
  • 4th PLACER     - PHp200,000 from 100,000
  • 5th PLACER     - PHp100,000 from  50,000
  • 10 CONSOLATION PRIZES - PHp50,000
For DAVAO-BASED CONTENDERS:
  • GRAND CHAMPION - PHp500,000 from 150,000
  • 2nd PLACER     - PHp400,000 from 100,000
  • 3rd PLACER     - PHp300,000 from  75,000
  • 4th PLACER     - PHp100,000 from  50,000
  • 5th PLACER     - PHp 75,000 from  25,000
  • 10 CONSOLATION PRIZES will be given out to those participating teams who fail to bag major awards.
And each contingent will also get PHp30,000 subsidy from DUAW DABAW FOUNDATION.

Six bleachers were made for first come first serve basis, free to seat into and are available for general public as the court side and the lower part of the bleacher area has been reserved for guests of the City Mayor.

But sad to say as we arrive there all seats have been taken.

Nevertheless, we still enjoy the show without our seats.  We walk from CM RECTO(Claveria)to Rizal Park, San Pedro St., Davao City.

Me and One of the 1st Participants from OPEN-CATEGORY
It is a fun day for us, the weather is cooperating. Hope tomorrow  he will still cooperate with us to the end of our festival.

By the way tomorrow, August 19, will be our PAMULAK SA KADAYAWAN or the FLORAL FLOAT PARADE.  It has 23 entries; six floats for the LARGE CATEGORY, 12 entries for the SMALL CATEGORY, and 5 non-motorized floats.  The floats has its own centralized parking area located at ROXAS BLVD., which allow the public to see it closer.  

And for the tourists who wanted to joined the parade, the organizer DUAW DABAW designate a special float which could accommodate 40 tourists, dubbed as "RIDE THE VIBE".  If you want to avail, please register at DUAW DABAW OFFICE located at WHEEL'S and MORE Strip beside LYNDON'S WORST RIBS RESTO.