Halad Festival – Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines

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Halad Festival is the traditional gesture of thanksgiving by the Talisaynons during the annual fiesta celebration. People from all walks of life flock to the city to dance, offer and join the merriment as one grateful community in celebration of the feast in honor of Sta. Teresa de Avila. The city comes alive with activities such as trade fairs, nightly variety shows, civic parade and street dancing. Cooking demonstrations & a food fair will also feature the city’s famous product, lechon, acclaimed to be one of the best in the country. The celebration is laced with a series of nightly presentations and display of agro-industrial products and the search for Ms. Talisay City Tourism. Talisaynons go back to Talisay City just to celebrate and to take part of the Fiesta celebration.

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  1. estan says:

    Halad Festival? I think its only this year that it has been started. Unfortunately, these so called festivals are sprouting like mushrooms on a stormy night and I’m not sure what’s the basis especially for a Talisaynon like me. Well, just like what has been started in many other places in the country (think of Lubi-lubi, itlog festival, tsinelas festival, bangus festival, etc.), these festivals are more for attracting the tourists. The streetdances and culturally incorrect costumes are the same with one beat.

  2. Polly Ryneer says:

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