Tinuom Festival: Municipality of Cabatuan

Municipality of Cabatuan
Every last week of August

Tinuom Festival is Cabatuan’s way of showcasing its culture, and it will give people a chance to see how Tinuom, its One Town One Product is done. The tribal dance competition highlights how this local dish. The chicken dance through tinuom steps is incorporated in the presentation where dancers use feather bustles worn on the upper back, and creative ornamentation but stylized. Many dancers use vibrant colors to highlight their costumes. The festival is the highlight of the municipal fiesta celebration where competing tribes composed of students from secondary schools in the town compete for the grand prize.

Tinuom is a native delicacy of the town and is prepared by wrapping cutlets of native chicken with chopped tomatoes, onions and tanglad, one fourth cup of water and salt. The mixture I then wrapped in banana leaves and tied at the tip, it is then steamed for several minutes until the chicken meat becomes tender.

For more information, please contact Gary H. Bibanco, Municipal Tourism Officer at (033) 5228939 loc, 210 / 7861522 or email at [email protected].

Read also: The Ultimate List of Festivals in Iloilo Province


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