Bongabong – Sulyog Festival

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Bongabong – Sulyog Festival

March 19, 2018

Bongabong Festival

Sulyog is a combination of the Mangyan term “suli” meaning banana and the Tagalog word “niyog” for coconut.

Said products are the main agricultural crops of the municipality. Presented in a street dance, Sulyog is a culmination of thanksgiving rites in honor “Bathala”. The performers portray the harvesting of bananas and coconut, extracting coconut from shell and dried for copra, and the assorting of bananas for sale, and offering of these products to Bathala.

Feast of St. Joseph and Sulyog Festival occurs every March 19

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