Kadayawan sa Dabaw: A Celebration of Bountiful Harvest


The Kadayawan was conceptualized in 1986 as “The Festival of Apo Duwaling” to showcase Davao City’s iconic symbols: Mount Apo, the Philippines’ highest peak;  the Durian, touted as the King of Fruits; and the Waling-waling, the Queen of Orchids. In 1988, the celebration was renamed Kadayawan sa Dabaw. 

Now on its 30th year, Kadayawan sa Dabaw continues to highlight Davao City’s natural treasures–its unique flora and fauna, and more especially, its diverse ethnic culture.


Kadayawan is celebrated in August with a plethora of events–a fusion of modern, contemporary and traditional activities–which culminates in a frenzy of merrymaking in the streets, called Indak-indak sa Kadalanan

… capped by a parade of colorful floats adorned with fresh flowers and fruits.


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