MANDAYA NATIVES TAKE CENTER STAGE IN DAVAO ORIENTAL KALINDUGAN FESTIVAL 2019

mandaya kalindugan festival

Mandaya villagers shared music, dances, and traditional cuisines, and took part in friendly traditional  competitions during the annual Kalindugan Festival in Davao Roeintal on October 25.

During the festival, grade-schoolers from the different sitios treated spectators and visitors with a full display of their cultural heritage through various presentations. Accompanied by the beat of the drums made of indigenous materials and other traditional instruments, the children donning their customary Mandaya clothing stomped their feet as they danced with enthusiasm and energy showcasing the Mandaya way of life and a glimpse of the past depicting their tribe’s struggles and victories.

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