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  • Carabao Carroza Festival 2011 In Pavia Iloilo

    Carabao Carroza Festival 2011 In Pavia Iloilo

    Pavia's Carabao Carroza Festival is know as one of the oldest carabao festival in Iloilo. The festival is held on first week of May. The Carrozza Parade is one of the highlights of the festival where the carabaos are paraded around with beautifully decorated Carrozza with the town muses in it.

    The main event is of course the "Carabao Carroza" race. Afterwards, the people of pavia will get to enjoy the feasts prepared in homes. There's no streetdancing competition as commonly found in most festivals. But there's enough activity to keep the people entertained.

    It was my first time to wit ...

  • 41st Carabao Carroza In Pavia

    41st Carabao Carroza In Pavia

    Carabaos are used for farming and to pull carrozas or bamboo carts. In the rural areas, Carabaos are often brought to festivities and used as a popular ride for kids. Today, carabaos are a part of the popular culture of the Ilonggos.

    And in the early 1970s, a carabao race became a popular attraction of the small yet progressive town of Pavia, Iloilo. The people of Pavia, Iloilo annually hold a unique kind of festival---the Carabao-Carroza Festival. Every 3rd day of May, as a festive opening for May-time festival, people from neighboring municipalities gather in the grandstand of Pavia Natio ...

  • The Mighty Carabaos Of Pavia

    The Mighty Carabaos Of Pavia

    Carabaos or Water Buffalos will be Iloilo's pride on May 2 (Saturday), when Pavianhons celebrate what is touted as the Oldest Existing Festival in Iloilo Province. It is a traditional Ilonggo summer celebration. It is considered to be the most celebrated and longest-running of its kind in whole Western Visayas Region.

    The festival, now on its 43rd year will begin with the Carabao-Carroza Parade at 7 a.m. in Barangay Ungka-I till Pavia National High School grandstand. With 18 barangay entries expected to make their way through the streets of the provinces' Agro-Industrial town. The parade wi ...

  • Bulls On Parade Pavias Carabao Carroza Festival In Photos

    Bulls On Parade Pavias Carabao Carroza Festival In Photos

    It was just this early Saturday morning on May 2nd, right as the Iloilo Bike Festival was happening, that I visited the central town of Pavia one Saturday morning to witness a one-of-a-kind event which the town holds a day before its annual fiesta in honor of their patron, Santa Monica. It is on this day that the town??"which is primarily an agricultural area??"pays tribute to the hard work of the farmers and the produce they harvest through that most humble of native animals, the carabao, through the Carabao Carroza Festival.

    The Carabao Carroza Festival traditionally starts with the parad ...

  • Pavia Iloilo Carabao Carroza Festival 2013

    Pavia Iloilo Carabao Carroza Festival 2013

    Carabao-Carroza Festival is one of the most popular festival in the Province of IloIlo. The festival reflects the culture of the Ilonggos.

    One of the highlights of the event is the Carabao racing, leaving its mark as one of the most entertaining festivals in Iloilo. It is considered as one of the biggest tourist attracting annual cultural celebrations of Iloilo that has enjoyed great success over the years.

    Carabaos are also exhibited as an artwork. Farmers clean their carabaos' skin until it is smooth and polished. The horns are smeared with oil and given gloss. Then, they are sometime ...

  • 41st Carabao Carroza In Pavia

    Carabaos are used for farming and to pull carrozas or bamboo carts. In the rural areas, Carabaos are often brought to festivities and used as a popular ride for kids. Today, carabaos are a part of the popular culture of the Ilonggos.

    And in the early 1970s, a carabao race became a popular attraction of the small yet progressive town of Pavia, Iloilo. The people of Pavia, Iloilo annually hold a unique kind of festival??"the Carabao-Carroza Festival. Every 3rd day of May, as a festive opening for May-time festival, people from neighboring municipalities gather in the grandstand of Pavia Natio ...