Kadagayaan Festival

Tagum City, Davao del Norte

The 'Kadagayaan' derived from the word 'dagaya' which means abundance and bounty in the local dialect - upholds DavNor's riches in terms of culture, products, destinations and natural resources. It is celebrated every July 1, the week-long Kadagayaan Festival, alongside the celebration of the province's 48th founding anniversary.

Kadagayaan Festival News

  • Dabaonons Fete History Creativity Resiliency

    The grand celebration of the Davao del Norte's (DavNor) golden anniversary on Saturday, July 1, that kicked off Friday, June 23, with the opening of Kadagayaan Festival 2017, showcased the province's rich culture and natural resources.

    The week-long festival features a series of activities aimed at promoting the province's potentials to become the country's top agri-tourism and food-producing site with its rich agricultural resources.

    These are evident in various products and services exhibited by Davao del Norte's three cities and eight municipalities from province's two congressional d ...

  • Davao Del Norte Celebrates Kadagayaan Festival

    Davao Del Norte Celebrates Kadagayaan Festival

    The Province of Davao del Norte kicked off the Kadagayaan Festival 2016 to celebrate bountiful harvest, in celebration of the 49th Founding Anniversary of the province.

    Amid mild rain, outgoing Governor Rodolfo del Rosario led the opening of the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair that copiously displayed various products from the eight municipalities and three cities of the province.

    The event was held back-to-back with the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected provincial officials, spearheaded by Governor-elect Anthony del Rosario.

    In his speech, the outgoing governor recognized the Dabaono ...

  • Kadagayaan 2015 Opening Builds Sense Of Ownership

    The Kadagayaan Festival 2015 kicked off on Wednesday building up the peoples involvement and sense of ownership of the celebration.

    Despite intermittent rains, Governor Rodolfo del Rosario led local officials in the long motorcade around the provincial circumferential road signaling the start of the weeklong annual festivity.

    The harvest festival, which derived its name from the common parlance "dagaya" that means abundance, is in celebration of the 48th Founding Anniversary of Davao del Norte on July 1.

    The Kadagayaan convoy, numbering to over a hundred vehicles, started off early in ...

  • DavNor Gears Up For Kadagayaan Festival

    The provincial government of Davao del Norte is gearing up for the Kadagayaan Festival in celebration of the province's 48th year anniversary on June 24 ??" July 1.

    Provincial Tourism Officer Noel Daquioag said that festival will be anchored on the theme, "Kadagaya ug Kasadya sa DavNor Makita" (Abundance and Fun is found in DavNor).

    Daquioag said the festival will offer Agri-Aqua Industries Trade Fair, technology fora, nightly entertainment, and Alay Davao Walk with Zumba fitness program.

    Provincial Agriculturist Dr. Anastacia Notarte said that the Agri-Aqua Industries Trade Fair, whi ...

  • Capitol drums up support for Kadagayaan 2014

    The provincial government of Davao del Norte rolled off the "Lakbay Kadagayaan" caravan around the province to promote broader awareness, appreciation and involvement in the Kadagayaan Festival 2014.

    The event is in celebration of the 47th Araw ng Davao del Norte, with the theme, "Rootedness, Relevance and Resiliency: A harvest of the Dabaonon's Pride and Imagination."

    The roving kadagayaan took place in four venues that accommodated clusters of local government units across the province starting June 17 up to June 23, 2014.

    Activities include photo exhibit, media briefing, inter-scho ...

  • Davao Del Norte Opens Kadagayaan Festival 2014

    Governor Rodolfo del Rosario led on Thursday the kick off ceremony of the annual event that showcases the bounty, ingenuity and pride of the country's Banana Capital.

    This year's celebration carries the theme, "Rootedness, Relevance and Resiliency: A Harvest of the Dabaonon's Pride and Imagination,".

    Del Rosario said Kadagayaan, which means abundance in the local dialect, heralds Davao del Norte's wealth in terms of culture, resources, products and destinations.

    "Dabaonons come together in thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest," he said.The occasion was highlighted by the opening of th ...