VARIOUS Subanen tribal activities were highlighted in the recently held “Subayan Keg Subanen” Festival 2017 Street Dancing and Ritual Showdown on July 15, at the Cota Square.
This is yearly festival of Subanen showcases different way of rituals as a form of thanksgiving like planting and harvesting, courtship, wedding, hunting, healing of sick and baptism.
This festival is part of the week-long activities in celebration of Ozamiz City’s 69th Charter Day Anniversary and Feast of Nuestra Señora dela Concepcion y del Triunfo.
This year, 17 contingents had joined the festival coming from different schools and villages.
Published in the SunStar Cagayan de Oro newspaper on July 19, 2017.