Kadayawan Festival

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Indak-indak sa Kadalanan 06.JPG
"Indak-indak sa kadalanan" or the Street dancing competition, part of Kadayawan Festival celebration.
Observed byDavao City
TypeThanksgiving / Cultural
DateThird Week of August
2018 dateAugust 10–19, 2018[1]

The Kadayawan Festival is an annual festival in the city of Davao in the Philippines. Its name derives from the friendly greeting "Madayaw", from the Dabawenyo word "dayaw", meaning good, valuable, superior or beautiful. The festival is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living. It is held every third week of August.[2][better source needed]

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  1. ^ "Kadayawan Festival".
  2. ^ "Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival".

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