Pana-ad sa Negros Festival


     "Mother of all Festivals"
     The biggest festival of them all in Negros Occidental, the PANAAD FESTIVAL, started in 1993 as a thanksgiving celebration and a fulfillment of a promise and vow to the Divine Providence in exchange of good life.
    It features 32 festivals that brings together 13 cities and 19 towns of Negros Occidental. In theme booths that showcase their history, culture, trade, agriculture, tourism and other industries.
     The annual PANAAD sa NEGROS FESTIVAL held at the Panaad Park and Stadium, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.

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Bulang-bulang Festival
Municipality  of San Enrique


Dinagsa Festival
Cadiz City

Held in the CIty of Victorias, 37 kms. away from Bacolod City. The festival celebrates the triumph of the Christians over the Muslims raiders, through the intercession of the Lady of Victorias. The word 'Kadalag-an" means victory.
Kadalag-an Festival
Victorias City

Is an annual February celebration of cultural and traditional activities in the mountainous municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto. The festival is highlighted by the search for "Diwata sang Kali" and the Kali dance parade competition where performers, garbed in indigenous costumes, stump to ethnic music using Kali sticks in graceful movements.
Kali-kalihan Festival
Mun. of Don Salvador Benedicto


Kisi-kisi Festival
Municipality of Ilog


Magayon Festival
Mun. of Moises Padilla

The emerging festival of San Carlos City, highlights the traditional fiesta celebration in honor of its patron saint San Carlos Borromeo on the first week of November. It features street dancing their bodies painted with flower designs reminiscent of the tattooed Visayans of the Pre-Spanish Negros.
Pintaflores Festival
San Carlos City

Held every Sunday nearest the first of May, is a harvest and thanksgiving celebration by the people of La Carlota City. The festival is based on an age-old practice of offering thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest.
Pasalamat Festival
La Carlota City

An annual thanksgiving in honor of St. Joseph, showcases the best of Sagay City - its arts, culture, products and its people. This event usually falls every 3rd week of March and is highlighted by a street-dance competition with the performers dressed in costumes decorated with various shlles locally known sa 'sigay' from where the festival got its name.
Sinigayan Festival
Sagay City


MassKara Festival
Bacolod City


Pinta Puto Festival
Municipality of Manapla


Humay Humay Festival
Municipality of Valldolid

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