Higalaay Street Festival: Unity in Music

Back in 2015, I became part of a group that supported and helped promote the city’s first ever Higalaay Street Festival. Partying the whole night had not been my cup of tea for years but somehow, I was drawn to the idea of people gathering to play music – and to dance the night away. […]

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Higalaay 2017 Core and Parellel Events

Yesterday, the local government of Cagayan de Oro, through the City Tourism Council, the City Information Office, and the City Fiesta Executive Committee presented to members of the media the final official line up of events for Higalaay Festival 2017.  As usual, there are two sets of events this year: the core events (mostly spearheaded by or in partnership with the city government) and the parallel […]

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Higalaay Festival 2017 Schedule of Core Events

In a couple of days, it will be the 1st of July, which means everyone will be busy planning for this year’s fiesta celebration. The City Government of Cagayan de Oro, as represented by the City Tourism Council (CTC), has also started preparing for CDO’s most important annual event. In a meeting with Higalaay Festival organizers and […]

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