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Ata Tribe Won The Crown Once Again!

In celebration of the 30th Kadayawan Festival, eleven tribes competed for this prestigious pageant featuring the beauty of our indigenous people, the brains, and the culture and tradition of our ancestral roots. Vivid colors glow in the spotlight as each contender showcased their ethnicity through the field of performing arts. Each of them represented their tribes with honor and pride. From...

Kadayawan Festival 2016

Kadayawan is an annual Festival in the City of Davao, Philippines. It was originated from the friendly greeting "Madayaw" which means good, valuable, superior and beautiful. It is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving of what the nature gives us such as bounties of harvest and serenity of living. It's a long-week celebration of smiles, yells and cheers to...

WARNING! This City Can Change Your Life Entirely

I am from Manila, but now claiming to be a DAVAOEÑA. Davao amidst IMPERFECTIONS has changed me — A LOT. I honestly grew up in Luzon, Mandaluyong in particular. The city has offered me a lot, it was the city that opened my mind to all sorts of "you-need-to-be-strong-to-survive" mentality. It was then, my comfort zone. The city was like a...

Duterte gives hint that ‘He is Running’

In a surprise development, which even his closest advisers did not expect to happen, Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte today gave a hint that he has finally "found his soul" and that he would run for President. In his weekly program "Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa" (From the Masses, For the Masses) aired every Sunday morning on ABS-CBN Davao...

Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan: Experience of a First-Timer

"Taga-Davao ba jud ka?!" is the usual response I get when I mention my distaste for Durian or the fact that I've never witnessed a Kadayawan celebration on the streets. However, I decided to change the latter and experience an actual Indak-indak sa Kadalanan. The Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan is a Kadayawan tradition that celebrates the diverse cultures of our region....

Anytime Fitness: The First 24/7 Health Club in Davao City

Davao City is ranked #5 in highly urbanized cities in the country. Industries like Business Process Outsourcing, Hospitality/Leisure and Health Care are expected to grow in the years to come. As life gets busier, especially leading up to Christmas, our general health can take a downward slide. Time seems to be an important factor, with deadlines to meet, after work drinks, frequent dining...

Maguindanao: A Deeply Misunderstood Portion of the Philippines

Maguindanao, for most Filipinos, is a blood field. The site was a living story of what happened during the Maguindanao massacre, also known as the Mamasapano encounter in November 23, 2009 which pilfered 58 lives. I have to admit this the reason that discouraged me to visit the place. Dude, how I regretted that. Maguindanao is deeply misunderstood portion of...

Babysharks: Tagum City’s New Rising Stars

Baby shark, do do, do do do do Baby shark, do do, do do do do Baby shark, do do, do do do do Baby Shark Did you just sing this popular children's song while reading? I bet you did! But did you know that there are actual people who call themselves Baby Sharks? You might have already bumped into them at your...

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