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PIA Press Release
2010/02/20

4th Gagayam Festival set on March 19-21

by Juliet B. Saley

Sabangan, Mt. Province (20 February) -- Preparations are now underway for the fourth staging of the Gagayam Festival in this municipality this March with the theme, "Nan Kultura," Ipatawid Isnan Unga.

On this occasion, the e-Sabangan will be showcasing their rich culture, traditions and arts hand to them by their forefathers.

This culture-based festival will coincide with the town fiesta on March 19 - 21, in time with the commemoration of the feast of the town's patron saint, Saint Joseph, The Worker.

Based on the draft activities, the festival consists of a series of events including street dancing, cultural presentation, indigenous games, indigenous literacy musical competitions among the 15 different barangays.

In the street dancing, dance shall depict everything/anything that is ethnic including theme, costume and ethnic implements. Participants shall be not lesser than 30 and shall be a combination of all ages from all walks of life.

In the cultural presentation (choreographed), each barangay will present a traditional ritual practiced by the local tribes. The following cultural practices/rituals will be presented per barangay: "munpabey" by barangay Bao-angan,'awil' by Bun-ayan,'Begnas' by Busa,'segep di baey" by Camatagan,'senga' by Capinitan,'begnas' by Data,'daw-es' by Gayang,,'ug-ugbo' by Lagan,'pakde' by Losad, 'bayas' by Namatec, "sapon di baey" by Napua,'kenta/ated di unga' by barangay Poblacion,,'sedey' by Pingad,'lepas' by Supang, and'waned/wakley' by Tambingan.

Competition in indigenous literacy musical category, participants for the Dad-dad-at, Day-eng, Uggayam, and Tantandak are high school and elementary students while Buyag and Liw-liwa shall be competed among the secondary students.

Indigenous games on 'laga di biki', "ginnuyudan", and sanggol will be competed among adult men; "sapo di buko", and "Kunes" by adult women; "bawwet" by adult/high school (men);'sagking sinelas' by secondary and grade four pupils (female); "ak-akkad and "coconut shells" by secondary and grade 6 (male and female);'pakpaka-ak' by secondary/grades 5 and 6 pupils (female);'lumba ay menwanes' by secondary/grade 5 pupils (male); lumba ay menlagayan' by secondary/grade pupils (female);'penpenek' by adults/secondary/elementary (male);'depap di besa-ang' by adults Male/female) who are 40 years old and above; "depap di manok" by adult (male/female).

Other activities include sports like basketball, volleyball, table tennis, chess, marathon and parlor games. (PIA-MP) [top]

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