Adivay Festival in Benguet, Philippines 2016


Benguet, News/Events, Philippines, Travel / Saturday, October 29th, 2016

“Adivay” is an Ibaloi term which means “coming together”, It is  celebrate annually in the province of Benguet Philippines.The province gathers all 13 towns, and different activities will be held in the capital town of La Trinidad, Benguet. Adivay Festival aims to highlights the culture and products of the province.

Below is the calendar of activities for the month-long celebration:

Adivay Fest. 2016 Schedule / Calendar Of Activities

 

Date Time Activity Venue
November 4 9:00 am Kapihan sa Benguet Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 4 11:00 am Press Conference: Mr. and Ms. Benguet Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 11 8:00 am Ecumenical Service Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 11 10:00 am Kick-off Program Lobby, Capitol
November 11 2:00 pm Pre-Pageant for Mr. and Ms. Benguet Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 11 Buguias Foundation Day Abatan, Buguias
November 12 7:30 am Opening: Dongba ni Kavajo: Horse Parade and Opening Program Km. 3, Bell Church, Balili to Benguet Sports Center in Wangal
November 12 8:00 am Amateur Muay Thai Combat La Trinidad Municipal Gymnasium, Km. 5
November 12 2:00 pm Opening Trade Fair Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 12 6:00 pm Mr. Adivay Bodybuilding Competition Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 12 10:00 pm Twisted, The Highland Tour Capitol Grounds
November 13 8:00 am Amateur Muay Thai Combat La Trinidad Municipal Gymnasium, Km. 5
November 13 8:00 am Dongba ni Kavajo Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 13 3:00 pm Adivay Unplugged: Acoustic Trade Fair Stage, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 13 6:00 pm Twisted, the Highland Tour Capitol Grounds
November 14 8:00 am Health Fair Covered Court, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 14 8:00 am Job Fair Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 15 8:00 am Job Fair Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 15 9:00 am Mass Wedding San Jose Church, Poblacion, La Trinidad
November 15 10:00 am Opening of Agri-Tourism Fair PDRRMC Building, Wangal
November 16 8:00 am Benguet Cultural Conference Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 16 9:00 am Mass Wedding St. Paul Parish, Sayangan, Atok
November 17 8:00 am Benguet Cultural Conference Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 18 7:00 am Environmental Forum 5 Major Highways
November 18 8:00 am Small and Medium Enterprise Congress Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 18 8:00 am Barangay Health Workers Congress Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 18 8:00 am Smart Day Trade Fair Stage, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 19 8:00 am 3rd Adivay National Invitational Arnis Championship Covered Court, Capitol
November 19 6:00 pm Mr. and Ms. Benguet Coronation Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 19 6:00 pm Team Lakay Championship: The Kapangan Invasion Lomon, Kapangan
November 20 8:00 am 3rd Adivay National Invitational Arnis Championship Covered Court, Capitol
November 20 5:00 pm Battle of the Bands Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 21 8:00 am Skilled Workers Competition Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 21 8:00 am Small Scale Mining Congress Ben Palispis Hall, Capitol
November 21 8:00 am Farmers Event Benguet Cold Chain, Wangal
November 21 Sablan Foundation Day Poblacion, Sablan
November 21 Kibungan Foundation Day Poblacion, Kibungan
November 22 8:00 am Drum and Lyre Competition Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 22 9:00 am Diskwento Caravan (DTI) Benguet Cold Chain, Wangal
November 22 1:00 pm Dance Drama Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 22 Tublay Foundation Day Acop, Tublay
November 22 Atok Foundation Day Sayangan, Atok
November 23 7:00 am Parade, Program, Canao Provincial Capitol Grounds to Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 23 9:00 am Diskwento Caravan (DTI) Benguet Cold Chain, Wangal
November 24 8:00 am Friendship Meet 3rd Floor, Main Building and Covered Court, Capitol
November 24 2:00 pm Closing Program: Agri-trade Fair PDRRMC Building, Wangal
November 25 10: 00 am Benguet Awards Day Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, Benguet Sports Center
November 25 8:00 am Invitational Shoot Fest Shilan Shooting Range, La Trinidad
November 25 1:00 pm Five to Revive Concert Trade Fair Stage, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 26 8:00 am Football Kasibulan Festival BSU Football Field
November 26 8:00 am Invitational Shoot Fest Shilan Shooting Range
November 26 9:00 am Speed Fest 2: The West Wing Assault Shilan-Beckel Road
November 26 9:00 am Adivay Unplugged: Acapellas Trade Fair Stage, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 26 1:00 pm Closing Ceremony: A Day of Prayer Trade Fair Stage, Benguet Sports Center, Wangal
November 26 Last day of Trade Fair Benguet Sports Center
November 26 Fight Sports Tournament BSU Gym, La Trinidad

Higlights of the festival are the Drum and lyre competition on November 22 and parade and Grand Canao on November 23.

While in La Trrinidad, dont forget to visit the Strawberry Farm.

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One Reply to “Adivay Festival in Benguet, Philippines 2016”

  1. […] “Adivay” is derived from the Ibaloi term which means “coming together”. The festival is celebrated every year gathering all 13 municipalities of the province. Different activities are held like exhibits, pageants, dance and band competitions, parades, and trade fair. All the 13 towns have their own booths. The culture and products of Benguet is highlighted in the festival to showcase local tourism. […]

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