Month: August 2011

  • Abreeza shines in Kadayawan’s Pamulak Float Parade

    Abreeza shines in Pamulak Float Parade Text and photos by Jojie Alcantara, published in SunStar Davao Aug. 25 Around 115 contingents participated in what was touted to be the biggest number of delegates who joined the 26th Kadayawan sa Dabaw’s most festive Pamulak or Floral Float Parade. Uniquely designed floats of various shapes and sizes […]

  • Mindanaons flock to Davao’s Kadayawan

    Mindanaons flock to Davao’s Kadayawan By Carmelle Marie Harrow and Ivy C. Tejano, Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 21, 2011 DAVAO CITY – More or less 6,000 people coming from various towns and cities of Mindanao and tourists flocked to Davao City Saturday to witness the Indak-indak sa Kadalanan, a street dance […]

  • Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (Streetdancing Competition) Aug. 20, 2011

    Scenes from Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (Streetdancing Competition) Kadayawan 2011 In between my hosting for Sky Channel 28, here are a few shots I was able to take. This time, the Indak Indak judging area has a new “arena” for everyone to watch the performance. New bleachers, new risers, new stage. Kadayawan Committee wishes to […]

  • Kadayawan in Cebu Daily News

    Cebu Daily News features an 8-page Kadayawan Weekend Special supplement today, August 19, 2011. Copies are available in the Inquirer Office of Davao. It will be distributed in hotels, schools, offices, and coffee shops for free.  Article and photos by me and  Rhonson Ng (including cover photo), and notes by Leslee Morales. Happy Kadayawan, Dabawenyos! […]

  • A Taste of Davao Punch

    A TASTE OF DAVAO PUNCH by Jojie Alcantara From August 11 down to August 21, Davao City has a new treat for visitors as soon as they arrive in the airport. Davao Punch, a special concoction of non-alcoholic drink with a combination of guava, calamansi and pomelo, which was created by a chef of Center […]

  • The new Hiyas ng Kadayawan 2011

    Hiyas ng Kadayawan 2011 Princess Bai Rahima M. Usman – “Bai” Age: 16 (April 28, 1995) Born in Davao City to parents Randy and Alma Usman Tribe: Maranao Deputy Mayor/Tribe Leader: Hon. Randy Usman, Ai-hadj Ambition : To become a successful pediatric doctor     Photos by William “Biboy” Pedraza taken during the Talent Night […]

  • Stage is set for Kadayawan 2011 performers

    Stage is set for Kadayawan 2011 performers As early as August 17 in the evening, the new stage is being built in front of Rizal Park stage in preparation for the Indak Indak sa Kadalanan and Floral Float Parade, two of the festival’s highlights slated this weekend. Because of the new setup, a huge stage […]

  • Ho-Chia (“Good Food”) sa Chinatown

    HO-CHIA (“Good Food”) SA CHINATOWN 6:00 PM 15-21 August, Sta. Ana Wharf, Pier One A nightly entertainment area with unique dining experience along the wharf featuring seafood, barbecue, Chinese dishes and Davao popular street food. A bargain bazaar will also be open during this 7-day event from Aug. 15-21.

  • “Patayin sa shokot si Remington” in Davao premieres Aug. 22

    “Patayin sa shokot si Remington” in Davao premieres Aug. 22 Watch Davao’s premiere night on Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7 PM at SM Cinema 2, SM City Davao and meet the cast led by Roderick Paulate, Janice de Belen, and Martin Escudero. It is FREE! See you there! For details, contact Oscar Casaysay and […]

  • City offers E-Trike Free Ride

      City offers E-Trike Free Ride Photos by William Pedraza The City Tourism Operations Office is initiating an “E-Trike Free Ride” around downtown areas in line with the Kadayawan festivities. The vehicle is a battery-operated motorcycle with a capacity of six passengers, which will shuttle people to and from particular destinations in the city during […]