Karansa Festival 2010

September 17, 2010

Danao City, a 3rd class city in the province of Cebu, will celebrates the Karansa Festival 2010 and 339th town fiesta this coming September 18-19 2010. The festival is a traditional celebration of thanksgiving in honor to St. Sto. Thomas de Villanueva, town patron saint.

Karansa - is a dance festival that shows the joy and happiness through performing the four basic steps, the kikay, karag, kurug and kurahay. In a little way, its a dance to be merry and to celebrates. It was called Karansa because the people of Brgy. Suba in Danao City, known for Pottery making, will gather and celebrates for a successful day of work through performing a dance.

This year Karansa celebration will highlights the ritual/street dancing and festival queen competitions from different contingents of elementary and high school of Danao City, also includes a neighborhood dance competition, devotional presentations, music, food, numerous vendors, and a torch parade through the streets of Danao City.

Photo from cebu.gov.ph

6 comments:

Quezon Business Directory and Travel Guide January 28, 2011 at 10:19 PM  

first time ko lang mabasa about Karansa Festival ganda talga sa pinas dame pupuntahan ng mga Festivals

Philippines Travel Guide January 29, 2011 at 8:14 AM  

September pa pala to pede pa puntahan this year

Magyarország March 31, 2011 at 1:09 AM  

Syempre the best yata ang Pilipinas when it comes to festival.

Carmelle Estenzo,  May 17, 2011 at 12:28 PM  

SO PROUD TO BE A DANAWANON . !! :)

Rakesh July 2, 2011 at 4:43 PM  

nice and beautiful festival.Thanks for share.
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