Kawayan festival means Bamboo Festival…
It is the fiesta celebration of the provincial government of Abra. Abra is located at northern part of the Philippines. It belong to Cordillera region where majority of its people belong to Itneg tribe.
According to governor Eustaquio ‘Takit’s Bersamin, they tagged their fiesta as Kawayan Festival because of abundancy of bamboo’s in their region.
They plan to held it annual, specifically at March 9 where they celebrate their founding anniversary.
Aside from the grandeur streetdancing and ethnical programs where gongs and bamboo musical instrument are played, their program includes the different products and crafts made from bamboo.
Anyone who visits Abra will be amazed by its pristine nature and cultural values and traditions.