What is the theme of Panagbenga Festival?
Its official logo was chosen from entries to the Annual Camp John Hay Art Contest. The competition was open to elementary, high school and college students of Baguio. Its theme revolved around preserving the environment with a special emphasis on the flowers of the Cordillera.
What symbolizes the huge float of Panagbenga Festival?
Their concept is “from a tiny seed it has grown to a big tree.” At the back of their float is a huge seed which symbolizes their concept.
What are the important symbols of Panagbenga?
The Festival as A Symbol The flower show at the Panagbenga is characterized by the season flowers growing in the summer capital of the Philippines known also as the “City of Pines”.
What does Panagbenga symbolize?
Panagbenga Festival ( transl. Flower Festival) is a month-long annual flower occasion in Baguio. The term is of Kankanaey origin, meaning “season of blooming”. The festival, held in February, was created as a tribute to the city’s flowers and as a way to rise up from the devastation of the 1990 Luzon earthquake.
What is the costume of Panagbenga?
The participants wore Benguet’s native attire – the G-string with vest and a spear and shield for the boys and a native woven skirt accented with a shiny gold and red cloth for the girls. Apolinario Mabini School performed the “Layladek sik-a Panagbenga”, which in Kankana-ey dialect means “I love you panagbenga”.
What is the costume of Panagbenga Festival?
The costumes were designed with colorful flowers, ethnic sandals. and headdresses, while the male performers wore G-strings for their performance called “Pepeyan Taha Panagbenga.” All 7 contingents will perform and compete during the grand street dancing parade on March 2 and for the float parade on March 3.
During what occasion is panagbenga and Sinulog festival are being performed?
It is an annual flower festival in Baguio celebrated every February.
What is unique in Panagbenga Festival?
What stands out during the Panagbenga Festival is the splendid use of floats. What is this? They are covered with beautiful flowers, creating a distinct parade, unlike others that are held in the country.
What is Moriones costume?
The “Moriones” are men and women in costumes and masks replicating the garb of biblical Imperial and Royal Roman soldiers as interpreted by locals. The Moriones tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices is turned into street festivals.