Winning the grand prize of P100, 000, the beautifully crafted Binmaley float (left photo) designed to depict the town's famous Sigay Festival gracefully traverses the main roads of Lingayen during the Parada na Dayew:Grand Cultural Parade during the 432nd anniversary celebration of Agew na Pangasinan last April 11. Right photo shows Mapandan Street Dancers as they show their winning dance streak of Pandan Festival. Mapandan notched the top prize of P100, 000 in the street dance competition as they emerged champion among 20 LGU contingents. The floats were interspersed with street dancer contin ...
Binmaley town is set to delight the sights of locals and visitors and let them savor the flavor of varied seafood selections this fishing community has to offer with its staging of the third Sigay Festival slated January 18 to February 3.
The term "sigay" is a Pangasinan word which means "to harvest from the sea." Sigay Festival is then Binmaley's way of celebrating the town's rich aquaculture industry which serves as the main source of living for residents here.
This year, an array of activities was lined-up to promote the town in the tourism map of the Philippines as the Fishbowl of Pa ...
This town will hold its annual fiesta on February 1, coinciding with its 422nd founding anniversary and highlighted with the celebration of the much awaited 2nd Sigay Festival that established the town as the Seafood Capital of the North.
The Sigay Festival was initiated by Mayor Lorenzo Cerezo last year to promote the town in the tourism map of the Philippines as the Fishbowl of Pangasinan and as the undisputed seafood capital of Northern Luzon.
The fest is celebrated to give tribute to the aquaculture industry of the town, which is the number one source of livelihood in the community h ...
Binmaley, Pangasinan, Philippines About 20,000 townspeople and visitors rejoiced last Feb. 2, 2010 as they enjoyed grilling fish products here and celebrated all night long in the first-ever Sigay Festival that aims to showcase this town as the Fishbowl of Pangasinan.
Lorna Grace Rosario, chairman of the fiesta executive committee, said she didn't expect the overwhelming support of the people who trooped to the town proper to join the grand street party celebration which is the first to happen in the town's 420 years of existence.
"I can't say it was perfect but we tried our best to make ...
This fishing town reasserted its claim to its title as the Aquaculture Center of the North for producing the biggest volume of fish from its fishponds when the townsfolk celebrated their bountiful harvests during Sunday's Sigay Festival.
Mayor Simplicio Rosario expressed elation over the renewed enthusiasm of residents and fish farmers who trooped to the Poblacion to celebrate the Sigay Festival.
The revelers simultaneously grilled fishes, i.e., prawns, Malaga, bangus and tilapia, cultured in vast fishponds here as live bands entertained them capped by a 13-minute fireworks display durin ...
The people of Binmaley and their visitors are now awaiting to catch the fun and excitement in the first-ever Sigay Festival to be held here from January 26 to February 2, 2011.
The word "sigay" is Pangasinan word for "harvest from the sea" which the town of Binmaley is richly endowed with. Having the largest aquaculture land in Northern Luzon, the town has acquired the title as The Seafood Capital of the North.
The Sigay Festival is the beginning of a legacy for the town of Binmaley,", said Mayor Lorenzo M. Cerezo, a fishpond owner himself. He said more than a celebration, Sigay Festival ...