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SIGAY FESTIVAL

 

Pangasinan Sigay FestivalPhoto from:   

 

Pangasinan Sigay FestivalPhoto from:  demotix.com

 

As part of positioning Binmaley Pangasinan as the“Seafood Capital of the North”, the town holds a grand fiesta named as the SIGAY FESTIVAL.

The Sigay Festival is a one week celebration from January 15 to February 2 which will give tribute to the aquaculture industry of the town, which is the number one source livelihood of the community of Binmaley. Sigay is a Pangasinan dialect word which means to harvest.

Since Binmaley is positioned as the Seafood Capital of the North, having the largest land area for aguaculture in Pangasinan, it is apt to name our festival SIGAY to bring in the positive spirit of harvest. In fact, Binmaley, has produces milkfish, malaga (siganid) and prawns from fishponds and has catapulted itself as the “Fishbowl of Pangasinan“, after years of hardwork by local fish farmers.

Sigay festival is full of exciting events that participated and attended by Binmalenian’s and visitors.

 

Pangasinan Sigay FestivalPhoto from:  punch.dagupan.com

 

Pangasinan Sigay FestivalPhoto from:  northwatch.wordpress.com

 

Pangasinan Sigay FestivalPhoto from:  pangasinanphilippines.blogspot.com

 

Binmaley celebrated it first-ever Sigay Festival which was held from January 26 to February 2, 2011. The week-long festival is also a fitting commemoration of the town’s 421st founding anniversary. It is also launching pad for the town to be recognized as the “Seafood Capital of the North” as envisioned by Binmaley Mayor Lorenzo M. Cerezo.

The word sigay, in the Pangasinan language, broadly translates to harvest, or a time to gather the rich yields of the farm, the sea, the ponds and the rivers. It also relates to a contraction of the words silew meaning light and gayaga meaning merriment. – aropangasinan.blogspot.com

 

 

Photos below from:  asensopangasinan.com

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

Pangasinan Sigay Festival

 

 

 

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