Kasadyahan Festival 2015

Last Saturday, January 24th, the Kasadyahan Regional and Cultural Competition astounded the spectators in Iloilo City. Ten tribes showcased flamboyant choreography and dazzling multi-hued costumes. A year after Dinagyang started, Iloilo’s largest festivity – Kasadyahan, was founded by the provincial government – which was initially a Mardi Gras celebration – to help boost the cultural variety in the province and preserve age-old …

Sinulog Festival 2015 in Cebu

Though largely overshadowed by the Pope’s visit in Manila and Tacloban and having experienced overcast weather caused by tropical storm Amang, Cebu’s grandest festival – Sinulog, still beckoned an estimate of 2.5 million spectators, affirming how highly revered the celebration is for the Cebuanos. The dance ritual of Sinulog resembles the current of the river (sulog).  During the most-awaited street …