Bindoy - Negros Oriental Destinations


Bindoy is a 4th class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 34,773 people in 6,682 households.

Bindoy is a 4th class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental. Less than two hours drive from Dumaguete City, Bindoy is known as the hub of the first Negros Oriental Electric Cooperative, which energizes the northern towns. Its principal produce are copra, rice and corn, sugar cane, mangoes, and quantities of bamboo, pandan, buri and abaca to support cottage industries.

Like with other neighboring municipalities in the province, Bindoy also has great places to visit, like its historical sites, white sand beaches, and beautiful mountains suited for local and foreign tourists who are looking for a fun and relaxing vacation.

Bindoy’s Bulod flatstones are weighty export items, their quarrying makes for an interesting sight. Bindoy’s mangroves salute nature conservationists, as do dainty Mantahaw Falls and limpid Mantahaw Lake.

The annual Libod-Sayaw sa Bindoy, with street dancing based on folk dances, is a colorful highlight of the town fiesta. The term libod sayaw comes from two visayan words, "libod" meaning moving around and "sayaw" meaning dance. The whole term "libod sayaw" means dancing in the streets along designated routes of the town of Bindoy. The streetdancing is in honor of the town's patron saint, St. Vincent Ferrer. The festival is held together with the annual town fiesta of Bindoy which is the 4th day of April.




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Libod Sayaw sa Bindoy