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Mayaw-Mayaw Festival

10 May 2019
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10 May 2019
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About Mayaw-Mayaw Festival

The Mayaw-Mayaw Festival is a yearly thanksgiving festivity each tenth of May. The festival are featured with move and dramatization challenges, social introductions and road moving rivalry. The festival began as an aesthetic move that portrays an old custom amid the pre-Spanish time that is as yet being drilled in Pinabacdao and taken an interest by nearby agriculturists, schools, open gatherings and barangays. The custom is called "mayaw" or "gamit" in Waray joined by the enthusiastic beat of the drums and other privately made melodic instruments, for example, bamboo woodwinds. Amid time long past circumstances, it was performed by a "tambalan" which was accepted to be somebody with mending powers and can speak with the soul world, may it be great or bad.

The current festival demonstrates the mastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary by successfully crushing malicious and securing the townspeople executed through move. The Mayaw-Mayaw Festival won second sprinter up in the celebration move rivalry and first prize in the buoy outline amid the Aliwan Festival held in Manila and Pasay. The celebration is to pay tribute to the town's supporter holy person and defender, the Lady of Sorrows or La Dolorosa. It is one of the famous festival.

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