Talaandig are one of the indigenous groups in the province of Bukidnon, Mindanao Philippines who has continued to preserve and promote its indigenous customs, beliefs and practices despite the strong influx of modernization and change.
The Talaandig population is roughly estimated to be at about 100,000 people or more. The members of the group are found in barangays and municipalit ...
ies surrounding the mountain of Kitanglad, the historic domain of the Talaandig people.
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One of the Philippine celebrations I've long wanted to attend is the Kaamulan Festival in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Last March 22 to 27, I finally had the opportunity to experience this cultural event as part of a media tour of Northern Mindanao, organized by the Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines, under the Department of Tourism (DOT), with the assistance of Earth Explorers Travel & Tours, an outstanding tour operator based in Cagayan de Oro. This year's festival climaxed on the weekend of March 23, with its most-awaited event: the street dancing competition and ground presentation.
Colors, stories, and dances from the age-old cultures of seven ethnic groups are the stars in this indigenous festival.
Every year, usually during the month of March, Bukidnons main avenue blooms not just with golden trumpet trees but with the blazing reds of its locals indigenous attire.
Representatives from the provinces seven groups of indigenous people dance in a parade to powerful drumbeats, with age-old movements from their stories and heritage.
Kaamulan is a celebration of the provinces Bukidnon, Higaonon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalug, Tigwahanon, and Umayamnon people and thei ...
Bukidnon Kaamulan Festival 2018 Part 1, the Festival is an annual festival that involves the seven tribes of Bukidnon. The festival is a celebration of culture, folklore, and tradition.
Intricate dances, colorful costumes, loud cheers, people in high spirits. Those are just some of the words to describe the experience of Bukidnon?s Kaamulan Festival.
As someone who seldom goes out of town, it was my first trip to Bukidnon and at the same time, my first Kaamulan Festival.
I was indifferent at first, as I tend not to be a part of large occasions (since I'm weak in crowded places), however the festive atmosphere, the graceful tribal dances full of stories, the rhythmic chants and the smiling faces of the mass seem to drag me with them, enticing me to join in their festivit ...
In case youre looking for your next vacation, it might be a good idea to try somewhere new and exciting. Northern Mindanao, or Region 10, comprises Camiguin, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Lanao del Norte, with Cagayan de Oro (CDO) as the regional center and entry point.
Incidentally, March marks the monthlong celebration of my favorite festival, Kaamulan.
Former Tourism Secretary Ace Durano declared Kaamulan "the only authentic ethnic festival in the Philippines" because it gathers Bukidnons seven hill tribes Talaandig, Tigwahanon, Matigsalug, Higaonon, Bukidnon, Ma ...
Get ready for an extreme adventure with Drew as he goes all-out in his Bukidnon trip! For the first time ever, our favorite Biyahero will try to climb the Kiokong White Rock Formation and spend the night on a vertical bivouac. Craving for some thrill-seeking adventure? Watch this video now!