October 9, 2013

Baguio Gong Festival 2013 Schedule of Events

October is Indigenous Peoples' Month and Baguio City through the concerted efforts of various groups and individuals is celebrating it with a series of events collectively referred to as the Baguio Gong Festival. For more information about the festival (history, background), you may visit their website at gongfest.org. The theme for the festival is "Let the gongs call for peace and unity."

Here's the schedule of events:

October 12
*Gong Festival Walk - 1 to 1:30 pm, City Hall to Baguio Cathedral Grounds
*Cultural Performances - 2 to 4 pm
*Film Showing - 4 to 6 pm
*Indigenous Peoples' Mass - 6 to 7 pm
*Bonfire and Canao - 7 pm onwards, Porta Vaga Roof Deck

October 26
*Cultural Workshop - 9 am to 4 pm, Baguio Convention Center

October 27
*Indigenous Games - 9 am to 12 noon
*Gangsa Concert - 5 pm to 8 pm

Here's the poster for the festival (click on the image to enlarge):
Baguio City Gong Festival 2013

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