DAYAW DALAN FESTIVAL

May 1-3

San Jacinto, Ticao Island, Masbate

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.

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