Kapangan News

  • Kapangan Staged 2nd Anitap Festival

    Kapangan Staged 2nd Anitap Festival

    Kapangan Benguet has recently concluded its second Anitap Festival on March 17, 2009. The community activity was attended by the 15 different barangays of the municipality.

    Councilor Bentres, the tourism officer of the municipality explained that "the Anitap tree is the source of the indigenous musical instrument called the "tallak" which is used in the performance of the Tallak dance." Anitap, scientifically known as Macaranga Cumingii, is abundant in Kapangan. Bentres said that "Tallak was not only used by the people of Kapangan but the whole of Benguet in celebrating the canao long befor ...

  • Kapangan Celebrates 4th Anitap Festival

    The town of Kapangan in Benguet will be celebrating its 4th Anitap Festival showcasing cultural parade and presentations, agro trade fair and a wholesome participation of the community.

    Councilor Manny Fermin, committee chair on Tourism and Environment, said the town has set various activities for the week-long celebration of the Anitap Festival from March 13 ??" 19, 20013 with the theme "One Community Bound on Culture for One Destiny."

    An agro trade fair to showcase agricultural products, indigenous products and recycled materials among others will take place on March 13, according to ...

  • Anitap Festival Kapangan Benguet

    Anitap Festival Grand March in Capangan Benguet.

  • Anitap Festival In Kapangan

    The municipality of Kapangan for the first time will hold "Anitap Festival ed Kapangan", a cultural festivity that will showcase indigenous cultural and traditional practices of the people on March 17, 2009. This is part of the town fiesta celebration which will be held on March 14 ??" 18, 2009 with lined up activities of merriment and entertainment. The name of the festival is derived from the Anitap tree or scientifically known as Macaranga Cumingii.

    It is the source of material for an indigenous musical instrument called Tallak used in the performance of Tallak dance. A traditional instr ...