Celebrated every August, Kadayawan is the king of all Philippine festivals. It oozes with tremendous amount of vibe, energy and life. From the local word Madayaw which is good or beautiful, it showcases the best and brightest of Davao City. This year the theme is Ten Tribes, One Vibe, an honor that befits the city’s indigenous people groups. The main event of Kadayawan is the Indak Indak sa Kadalanan. Even other provinces joined in the street dance. (171)Read More →

For four days every mid February, the sprawling Clark Air Field is adorned with colorful giant balloons. In what has become an annual spectacle, various Philippine-based companies and a number of foreign hot air balloon enthusiasts converged at the former American air base to the delight of nearly a hundred thousand crowd. The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta has been held the last 17 years. It aims to fuel a strong passion for flying, to help spur the aviation industry and to create tourism-related jobs and business opportunities. (79)Read More →