Ibaloi Festival 2014

IBALOI FESTIVAL IN BAGUIO 2014!

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
February 2 (Sunday): Opening Ceremonies
-Cultural Parade (with Ibaloi music and dance)
-Diyaw Indigenous Ritual (Ibaloi Heritage Garden, Burnham Park)
-Opening Program
PM: Children’s Workshops

February 8 (Saturday)
-Debon Ritual (9:00 AM)
-Workshops:
*Playing solibao, kimbal, kalsa, pinsak, and tikitik instruments
*Dancing tayaw and bendian dances
*The proper way of wearing Ibaloi costumes
*Constructing the bangkilay (ceremonial structure)
PM
*Rope Making
*Bamboo designs

February 9 (Sunday)
-Kapi/Kape Ritual (9:00 AM)
-Forum: History and Cultural Heritage of the Ibalois
PM
-Demonstrations: Rope Making
-Workshops:
*Playing solibao, kimbal, kalsa, pinsak, and tikitik instruments
*Dancing tayaw and bendian dances
*The proper way of wearing Ibaloi costumes
*Constructing the bangkilay (ceremonial structure)

February 15 (Saturday)
-Indutsek Ritual (9:00AM)
-Language Arts: Ibaloi Poetry reading, Proverbs, riddles, Ba-diw and asbayat chants, Story Telling: Nontanda…
PM
-Demonstration: Rope Making
-Workshops:
*Playing solibao, kimbal, kalsa, pinsak, and tikitik instruments
*Dancing tayaw and bendian dances
*The proper way of wearing Ibaloi costumes
*Constructing the bangkilay (ceremonial structure)

February 16 (Sunday)
-Indutsek Ritual (9:00 AM)
-Demonstrations
*Planting and cooking sweet potato
*Preparing tafey (rice wFine)
*The Benguet Cowboys/Cowgirls (horseback riding, roping
cattle) – WHOLE DAY
PM
-Demonstration: Rope Making
-Workshops:
*Playing solibao, kimbal, kalsa, pinsak, and tikitik instruments
*Dancing tayaw and bendian dances
*The proper way of wearing Ibaloi costumes
*Constructing the bangkilay (ceremonial structure)

February 22 (Saturday)
-Indutsek Ritual (9:00AM)
-Language Arts: Ibaloi Poetry reading, Proverbs, riddles, Ba-diw and asbayat chants, Story Telling: Nontanda…
PM
Workshops:
*Playing solibao, kimbal, kalsa, pinsak, and tikitik instruments
*Dancing tayaw and bendian dances
*The proper way of wearing Ibaloi costumes
*Constructing the bangkilay (ceremonial structure)

February 23 (Sunday)
-Dawit Ritual (6:00 AM)
-Sedpang Ritual (7:00 AM)
-Ibaloi Day Program (10:00 AM)
*Songs, Dances, and Chants by Communities
*Launching of Souvenir Program cum Coffee Table Book
-Ibaloi Concert (3:00 PM)

DEMONSTRATIONS ON ALL DATES:
-The Art of Indigenous Butchering (9: 00 AM-12:00 Noon)
-Cooking baksay and sweet potato (9:00 AM-12:00 Noon)

FESTIVAL BOOTHS OPEN ON ALL DATES:
-Pan-amayuan (Children’s Activities)
-Tonton (Making genealogies)
-Amtaen tayo’y Ivadoi (Learn the Ibaloi Language)

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