Kalamay Festival: Municipality of San Enrique

KALAMAY FESTIVAL
Municipality of San Enrique
Every 12th of July

Held alongside the towns’ Foundation Anniversary, Kalamay, local term for sugar, is San Enrique’s major industry. Social and economic undertaking of the town is centered on agriculture. Known as “The Sugalandia of lloilo,” the town is largely agricultural and ere majority of the population is engaged in sugarcane farming.

As a sign of thanksgiving for the abundant sugar produced and harvested all year round, the festival was created with the much-anticipated tribal dance competition revolving around culture, tradition, lifestyle, and livelihood of its people.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jose Patubo, PhD. – Head, Municipal Culture, History, Arts and Tourism Office at (033) 3232300 or email at [email protected].

Read also: The Ultimate List of Festivals in Iloilo Province

Sources:

ILOILO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TOURISM OFFICE
2/F, Casa Real Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City
Telefax No: (+63 33) 3384910
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Blog: mybeautifulILOILO
Website: www.iloilo.gov.ph/tourism

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM REGION VI
Capitol Grounds, Bonifacio Drive, lloilo City
Tel. Nos: (0063) (033) 3375411/5093550
Telefax: (0063) (033) 3350245
Email: [email protected]
Websites: http://www.westernvisayastourism.com.ph or http://www.visitmyphilippines.com

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