The eighteenth Sinigayan Festival will be held on March 17-19, 2019 with the topic A triumph of confidence, flexibility and bayanihan soul. It is a yearly thanksgiving out of appreciation for St. Joseph, the supporter holy person of the city. Sagay gets its name from sigay, a brilliant, univalve-shelled mollusk that was once abundant on the city's sandy shores. The nearness of the sigay demonstrated a plenitude of marine wealth that pulled in pioneers from different parts of Negros and Cebu. The settlements steadily changed into the towns that create Sagay City today.
Sinigay sa Sagay is an upheaval of workmanship and culture by the delicate, euphoric, and dedicated Sagaynons. Beside being a fete for St. Joseph, the city's supporter holy person, it is additionally an expressive affirmation of thanksgiving for as long as year, and Sagay's method for protecting its pleased legacy. Sagay City is the gatekeeper of a 32,000-hectare marine save that is bounteous with sea-going assets.
These wealth keep on providing manageable financial advantages to the Sagaynons. Around thirty years back, Sagay's marine assets turned out to be gravely exhausted because of damaging and inefficient angling techniques. The town's neighborhood government mediated, and its measures have since furnished little anglers with a maintainable wellspring of livelihood. Come to Negros Occidental this March and praise the Sinigayan way.