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Philippine Tourism News: Kaamulan Festival 2008 in Malaybalay Bukidnon
 

Kaamulan Festival 2008 in Malaybalay Bukidnon

 
Saturday, February 16, 2008
 

Malaybalay Bukidnon is going to celebrated the Kaamulan Festival 2008 this coming March and people in Bukidnon are busy preparing for this exciting festival. Kaamulan Festival is one of the Mindanao's colorful festival that everybody is awaiting for. Kaamulan Festival is an ethnic festival that festures the 7 tribes of Bukidnon, the Pineapple Capital of the Philippines. The seven hills tribes of Bukidnon are Tala-andig, Higaonon, Umayamnon, Manobo, Tiwahanon, Matigsalug and Bukidnon. The Kaamulan Festival is celebrated together with Bikidnon's Foundation day. Kaamulan is an indigenous Bukidnon term for gathering.

Kaamulan Festival 2008 will be celebrated with rituals that showcased the tribal culture of Bukidnon. There will be lots of exciting events in this 2008 celebration of Kaamulan Festivals. From February to March 18, there will be trade fairs, garden shows, food fest, bazaar, live stock shows, agri-fair, sports, rodeo and horse and of course the ever exciting and heart beating street dancing.

The Kaamulan Festival 2008 grand opening will be on February 29, 2008. Other major events include the Pamuhat, a Bukidnon ritual (4 a.m.), Ethnic Street Dancing (7 a.m.) and Kaamulan Rodeo (1 p.m.) on March 8; and Bukidnon’s 91st Foundation Day Parade (7 a.m.) on March 10.

 
Here are the Kaamulan Festival 2008 Schedule of Activities
 
February 18, 2008 (Monday)
8 am Soft opening
(Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan Bazaar
Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show) Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 19 (Tuesday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 20 (Wednesday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 21 (Thursday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 22 (Friday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 23 (Saturday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 24 (Sunday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 25 (Monday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 26 (Tuesday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 27 (Wednesday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 28 (Thursday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
7 pm TUKAR SA KAAMULAN Capitol Grounds

February 29 (Friday)
GRAND OPENING


8:30 am Opening Ritual Kaamulan Grounds
Motorcade (Sponsors) / Parade
School Band Competition Fortich Street, Malaybalay City
Mountain Bike Competition Opening
9 am School Band Competition (Ground Presentation) Capitol Grounds
10 am Ribbon Cutting: Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show, Agri-Fair Capitol Grounds
1 pm Opening Ceremonies
7th Kaamulan Invitational Basketball Tournament Bukidnon State University Gym
7 pm DC Pal / Indakolon Capitol Grounds
Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
2nd Day of Mountain Bike Competition
Opening of Kaamulan 2008 Rodeo Grandstand
7 pm “A Night of Bukidnon Music” Capitol Stage

March 2 (Sunday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
Kaamulan 2008 Festival Rodeo Grandstand
3rd Day of Mountain Bike Competition Kaamulan Grounds
7 pm Rodeo Night Grandstand

 
  March 3 (Monday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
1 pm Dog Show Capitol Grounds

March 4 (Tuesday)

8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
Bukidnon Ethnic Song Writing Workshop PTC
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
1 pm 7th Kaamulan 2008 Invitational Basketball Tournament Valencia City Gymnasium

March 5 (Wednesday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
1 pm Amateur Boxing Competition Freedom Park
7th Kaamulan 2008 Invitational Basketball Tournament Bukidnon State University Gym
6 pm Laga Ta Bukidnon (Binibining Bukidnon 2008) Kaamulan Open Theater

March 6 (Thursday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
Women’s Day Parade Around the City of Malaybalay
Womens Day program Capitol Stage
Opening Motocross 2008 Grand Stand
2:00 pm 7th Kaamulan Invitational Basketball Tournament Valencia City Gymnasium

March 7 (Friday)
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
Motocross 2008 Grand Stand
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
1 pm 7th Kaamulan Basketball Invitational Tournament Bukidnon State University Gym
6 pm Piniliyapan (Bukidnon Dances) Kaamulan Open Theater

March 8 (Saturday)
4 am Pamuhat (Bukidnon Ritual) Capitol Grounds
Pamuhat (Bukidnon Ritual) Pine Hills area, Sumpong
7 am Ethnic Street Dancing Fortich Street to Capitol Grounds
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
12 noon Opening Off Road Competition Kaamulan Grounds
1 pm Opening Kaamulan Rodeo Grandstand
Ethnic Dance Clinic Back of Capitol Stage
6 pm Concert featuring Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson, John Prats
and the Callalily band Capitol Stage
(sponsored by Senator Juan Miguel “Migs” F. Zubiri)
7 pm Rodeo Night Grandstand

March 9 ( Sunday)
6 am Ethnic Sports Capitol Grounds
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
8 am 1st Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri Chess Tournament Bukidnon State University Auditorium
8:30 am Thanksgiving Mass Kaamulan Open Theater
9 am Off-Road Competition Kaamulan Grounds
1 pm 7th Kaamulan Invitational Basketball Tournament
(Championships) Valencia City Gym
6 pm San Miguel Beer-sponsored show (KAMIKAZEE) Capitol Stage

March 10 ( Monday)
7 am Bukidnon’s 91st Foundation Day Parade and Program
Laga ta Bukidnon 2008 Parade of Bukidnon Beauties
8 am Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan
Bazaar, Agri-Fair, Live Stock Show Capitol Grounds
8 am “GLOBE DAY” (sponsored by Globe Telecommunications)
7 pm Concert featuring Jennifer Lee (Viva Hot Babe)
and the Shamrock band Capitol Stage
9 pm Fireworks Capitol Grounds
 
 

 
 
 
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