Binanog Festival

Lambunao, Iloilo

The Binanog Festival is a traditional festival and dancing tribe courtship conducted Lambunao in Iloilo. Conducted as part of honoring Santo Niño feast held on the second week of January. It typically consists of three forms of the dance: the Binanugan where the movements of birds; The Inagong dancing as a form of celebration of joy; and the Dinagmay, the dance of courtship. They danced to the ac ...

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Binanog Festival News

  • Binanog Fest Showcases Unique IP Culture Tradition

    Binanog Fest Showcases Unique IP Culture Tradition

    The municipality of Lambunao takes pride in the culture and tradition of its natives that will be showcased in the week-long Binanog Festival from Dec. 9 to 14. The cultural festival aims to preserve these.

    "Binanog" derives its name from the word "banog," a bird belonging to the hawk family that is abundant in the hinterlands where the indigenous peoples (IPs) known as Panay Bukidnon can be found.

    It is mimicry of the movement of the bird and performed during celebrations, said Jennifer Osorio, the town's tourism officer.

    "We are the only festival in the province that celebrates the ...

  • Lambunao Gears Up For Binanog

    Lambunao Gears Up For Binanog

    Preparations are on high gear for the Binanog Festival in Lambunao town this coming Jan. 5 to 8, 2017.

    Now in its 14th edition, the annual event features the culture and tradition of the Sulod Bukidnon, an indigenous peoples (IP) group in the town.

    Binanog particularly showcases the IPs' traditional dances, including the following:

    * Binanugan, which depicts the movements of birds locally known as "dapay," or hawk, that used to be abundant in the hinterlands;

    * Inagong sayaw-sayaw, a celebration dance; and

    * Dinagmay, a courtship dance.

    Acting Mayor Cesar Gonzales said they h ...

  • Iloilos Lambunao Town Gears For Binanog Festival

    Iloilos Lambunao Town Gears For Binanog Festival

    Preparations are on a high gear with merely two weeks left before the staging of the 14th Binanog Festival in Lambunao, Iloilo slated January 5-8, 2017.

    The annual celebration, entering its 14th year, features the unique culture and tradition of Sulod Bukidnon Tribe, an Indigenous People (IP) living in the hinterlands of the municipality.

    Binanog showcases the traditional dances of the IPs. These include Binanugan, which depicts the movements of the birds locally known as "dapay" or hawk that used to be abundant in their area; Inagong sayaw-sayaw or a celebration dance and Dinagmay, whic ...

  • Binanog Festival Fostering To Preserve Old Rural Traditions In Lambunao

    Binanog Festival Fostering To Preserve Old Rural Traditions In Lambunao

    With this year's theme: Binanog, Bugal nga Dunang Manggad kag Kultra sang Lambunaonons, The 13th Binanog Festival in Lambunao, Iloilo kicks off on January 6 (Wednesday) with a Mass at 1 p.m., Motorcade, Opening Program with excerpts from participating tribes at 3 p.m., Torch Parade at 6 p.m. and Binanog Festival Queen Talents Night at 8 p.m.; January 7 (Thursday) IP Sinaot sa Dalan Parade at 9 a.m., IP Program at 10 a.m., IP Foodefst at 12 noon, IP Sinadya kag Binayle at 1 p.m. onwards, Stylized Folkdance Contest at 7 p.m., and S9inadya sa Plaza at 9 p.m.; January 8 (Friday) Farmer' Day Festi ...

  • Binanog Festival of Lambunao Iloilo

    Binanog Festival of Lambunao Iloilo

    Just a little bit of Binanog Festival History: It is a vibrant and colorful dance indicating the richness of the culture of Lambunao, Iloilo. It's a courtship dance depicting the movement of a bird called "Banog". It usually takes place on the 2nd Sunday of January.

    The Binanog dance and the Bukidnons of Lambunao and Central Panay, tackles the richness of the Bukidnons of Lambunao in terms of the culture and the tradition that make Binanog dance one of the strong pillars of its claim of wealth. It also presents the theories of the origin of these people and shows their location and distribu ...

  • The 12th Binanog Festival 2015

    The Binanog is a traditional Philippine celebration and courtship dance performed by the Bukidnon tribe of Lambunao. The dance involves movements in imitation of the flight of the hawk or banog, after which the dance is named.

    It is performed in honor of the Sto. Nino in a festival that takes place during the 2nd Sunday of January. The dance actually consists of three dance forms: the Binanugan, wherein the movements of the birds are imitated; the Inagong sayaw-sayaw, which is a form of celebration dance; and; the Dinagmay, which is a courtship dance. The rhythmic beating of drums and gongs ...