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TUNGOH AND HUNGDUAN FESTIVAL

 

Ifugao Tungoh and HungduanPhoto from: municipalityofhungduan.ph

 

The annual Tungoh and Hungduan Festival is a a display of indigenous arts and crafts as well agricultural products hosted at the Municipal Grounds. It is a three-day activity celebrated every third week of April. Tungoh refers to the rest period in the traditional agricultural cycle, which is usually after the planting season.

Highlights of the festival includes the annual climb to Mount Napulawan, ethnic parade, ethnic games, agro-industrial exhibits, demonstration of indigenous cultural practices, rituals, songs and dances, and sports competitions.

 

Photo from:  http://macietaye.wix.com/tourismwebsite#!testimonials

 

Tungoh ad Hungduan Festival is a cultural festival celebrated yearly every third week of April, which lasts for about 3-4 days. “Tungoh” refers to the rest period in the traditional agricultural cycle, which is usually after the planting season, while “Hungdu” means “a stopping place” for travelers.

This festival is made to promote the tourism industry of Hungduan, Ifugao, with its various tourist spots like the Bogyah Hot Spring, Bacung Spider Web Terraces, Kibayuwong Enchanted Stone, Kinga Rice terraces, and the historic Mount Napulawan. The town also offers breathtaking waterfalls and mystical mountains with serene and peaceful surroundings that provide a relaxing ambience for those seeking a place where they can commune with nature.

The highlights of the festivals are the annual climb to Mount Napulawan, ethnic parade wherein different tribes showcase their traditional costumes, ethnic games, agro-industrial exhibits, demonstration of indigenous cultural practices, rituals, songs and dances, and sports competition.  Read More:  https://www.vigattintourism.com/tourism/articles/Tungoh-ad-Hungduan-Festival-The-Feast-After-the-Planting-Season

 

Photo from:  http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/199378/ifugao-festival-celebrates-culture-and-biodiversity/

 

Tungoh ad Hungduan Festival is the town fiesta adopting the cultural festival term “tungoh” or rest day, where the community celebrates the end of rice planting season.  A cultural festival of Hungduan featuring ethnic games, rituals, song, dances, ethnic parade and crafts-oriented activities. It is held at the Towns Municipal Hall where all is invited for the celebration.  Read More: http://hungduanifugao.blogspot.com/2011/05/hungduan-ifugao.html

 

 

Other Photos:

 

Photo from:  http://macietaye.wix.com/tourismwebsite#!testimonials

 

Photo from:  http://hungduanifugao.blogspot.com/2011/05/hungduan-ifugao.html

 

Photo from:  http://greedypeg.org/ifugao/Tungoh-ad-Hungduan-Festival.html

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Cordillera Administrative Region

Ifugao Province UNESCO Heritage Site

Where is Ifugao Province and How to Get There

Colorful Festivals and Events in Ifugao

Natural Points of Interest in Ifugao

Man-Made Points of Interest in Ifugao

How to Have Fun in Ifugao

Ifugao Photo Gallery

Ifugao Video Collection

 





 

 

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