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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Araw ng Dabaw 2015

Davao celebrates its birthday in a grand gala fashion befitting the largest city in Mindanao. The Araw ng Dabaw festivities come complete with a jam-packed, seven-day schedule of trade fairs and cultural presentations. There''s also a colorful civic-military parade and a citywide beauty pageant, featuring the smartest, most charming ladies this side of the islands.

“Araw ng Dabaw” is a vibrant feast , a celebration of the Davaoenos’ oneness, is observed  with a grand parade along the major thoroughfares of the city’s the Mutya ng Dabaw, the city’s Ambassadress of Goodwill . Various arts , cultural, musical, culinary, sports and street events, are held during the celebration.

Davao Region Cover Araw ng Davao 2015

Date Start: March 16
Date End: March 23
Contact Number: +63 8 222-1956

The “Araw ng Dabaw” is an annual celebration in Davao City as a gratitude for the blessings received by the city. The festival usually begins on the sixteenth of March and lasts a week . On March 16, 1936 filed Davao Assemblyman Romualdo Quimpo a law to declare Davao as a City because of a fear that Davao might be conquered by the Japanese during World War II. 

It was then said that the unity of people in Davao City was main reason why the economy of the city became prosperous. And the city was known to be the place in the Philippines having a very rich culture, with many parks to enjoy bundled with a variety of delicious food.

Malacañang declared March 17, 2014, Monday as a holiday for the celebration of Araw ng Davao by virtue of Proclamation #735 , to be executed to create opportunities for Dabawenyos to celebrate their holiday.
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