Kadayawan sa Dabaw: The King of all Festivals – Davao, Philippines

Flower and fruit filled floats parade up and down the streets. Dancers perform tirelessly in the bright and colorful costumes of their tribe’s traditional garb. Curious audiences flock to watch horse fights reminiscent of Spanish bull fighting. A young beauty from an indigenous tribe receives the crown of the Bya’Neng of Kadayawan, or Miss Kadayawan. The third week of August gets jam-packed with activities and sights to suit nearly every taste and fancy, when the Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival unfolds in its colorful glory.

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