Dayaw Dalan Festival - Masbate Events

Dayaw Dalan Festival

May 1-3|Ticao Island, Masbate, Philippines

Dayaw is an old Tigaonon term which means "to show off, parade or display." In its strictest meaning, dayaw is to present with pride what is distinctly and essentially inherent in a person. Dalan on the other hand, means in olden times, a mountain trail which now includes path, street and highway. Dayaw Dalan Festival symbolizes the best of what the municipality of San Jacinto have as a town and as a people. The festival is held in honor of its patron saint, Santo Cristo de Burgos.