Bantayan Festival

A festival of the introduction of another history and culture of the general population of Guimbal

Culture & Heritage | Performing Arts


The festival is celebrated every 9th to15th of March. Its highlighs are the Gimba (drums) and the bantayan (watchtower) incorporated in the dance drama and the float and street dancing competitions.This festival is a way to remember and give tribute to the triumphant struggle of the ancestors of the people of Guimbal. The word bantayan means watchtower