Hiyas sa Kadayawan will be represented by 10 tribes of Davao City!
The 10 tribes of Davao Vity are the tribes of Ata, Matigsalug, Ovu-Manuvo, Klata-Djangan, Tagabawa, Tausog, Maguindanao, Maranao, Kagan, and Sama ethnic groups.
This years Hiyas sa Kadayawan will no longer showcase the talent night , but a cultural presentation night of each tribe.The prize for the for the talent showcase has been increased as it is intended for the cultural development of the winning tribe.
Carol Valdez, officer-in-charge of Duaw Davao Festivals Foundation said:
“Dati kasi it used to be called as talent night pero ngayon cultural presentation na. So hindi siya magiging Miss Talent. The best cultural showcase is not awarded to the person, it’s awarded to the tribe.”
The cultural presentation at NCCC Mall on August 11.
The coronation night will be on August 16 at the Davao City Recreation Center.