August 19 Is A Holiday For Davao City

Finally, the holiday that a lot of Davaoeños are anticipating has been announced. In celebration of this year's Kadayawan festival, President Noynoy Aquino declared August 19, as a special non-working holiday for the Davaoeños.

The week-long festival is annually celebrated every third week of August. The festival was patterned from the indigenous people's celebration of the harvest season.