Kahimunan Festival

The Kahimunan Festival is an annual event on the occasion of the fiesta celebration of the Sto Niño in Barangay Libertad.

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Description

During the first Sunday of January in Bayugan municipality Kahimunan Festival begins and this is like a version of Sinulog in Cebu. The festival highlights street dancing portraying tribal life in Agusan Del Sur.

As the event is on a Sunday, the festivity starts with a mass at the Sto. Nino Shrine Church where people give thanks for blessing received through the years. Prayers are also said for a bountiful harvest in the year.

A street dancing parade competition highlights the day participated by religious groups and organizations, social and civic groups, school, business establishments and fraternities.