The Buyogan Festival earned its popularity when the Abuyog Tribe joined the Aliwan Festival and figured out how to win as the stupendous champion. The Aliwan Festival is the national excellent rivalry of the best celebrations in the Philippines, so the Buyogan Festival has without a doubt turn into a huge wellspring of pride for the general population of Abuyog. During that time, swarms of honey bees were everywhere throughout the shore, and the mariners asked the locals. Not realizing that they were requested the town's name, the locals accidentally replied "buyog", which implies honey bees. The Spaniards at that point rehashed after the locals, mumbling, "Ah! Buyog", in this way making the name, Abuyog, to which Spanish recorders regularly used to allude to the whole island of Leyte.
This was likewise the base of the Buyogan Festival, which the nation celebrates in the beach front town of Abuyog every year on the 28th of August, where the privately known "buyog" or honey bees are the centerpiece. what was for the most part seen as a tight match between the Buyogan Festival of Leyte and the Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo, with everyone excited by the colossal props utilized as a part of their separate exhibitions, the Buyogan Festival excellent champion of Aliwan 2009 and Sinulog 2009 missed the mark regarding recovering the terrific title.