Traditions and Fiestas

Katambolit Festival

A lechon parade, drum and lyre contest and agro-festival featuring local food products. It is conducted during the Town founding anniversary every first week of August.

Katambolit is synonymous with plentiful harvest of vegetables and fruits and highlighted by lechon (roasted pig).

Kaumahan & Samayaan Aroman Manobo Festivals

Numerous festivals are held within the municipality by the Manobo people in the barangays of Barongis, Demapaco, Grebona and Sinapangan. Fiestas honoring patrons are also held in the municipality. Among these festivals are the Kaumahan Festival which features a parade and dancing contests revolving around the local endemic flora of the municipality and paraphernalia in food production. The Kaumahan festival is part of the Catholic Patronal Festival which is conducted every third Sunday of May.

On December 28, annually the Samayaan Aroman Manobo Festival is celebrated where rituals by the Manobo such as Kanduli, Pamaya, Bulangan and Ulahingan are conducted.