Travel Time: Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival



Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival or simply called as Binatbatan Festival is a festival of thanksgiving and celebration of weaving tradition in the historic old spanish town in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.

The word 'binatbatan' is a Ilocano word which means beating in Ilocano. It is intrepreted through street dancing. Binatbatan for local folks means street dancing or interretative dance.

The week-long festivity in Vigan City is celebrated through street dancing, display of local products and street fashion show of different local clothes from different parts of Ilocos.

Vigan City Binatbatan festival showcased the different fiestas of the from almost all provinces in the country through night-long fashion show. Local and foreign tourist enjoyed the whole event. They learned different fiestas in the philippines in through the street and stage fashion shows.






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12 comments:

  1. bravo! astig ang pictures ah!

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  2. ang ganda naman ng costume nila. gawa ba lahat sa abel?

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    1. di naman lahat siguro mga 40% ng costume nila ay abel.

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  3. Misis ni mister donutJune 12, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    hanep ang split sabay talon na shots ha! ganda ng timing!

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  4. anong meron sa stick! bat may stick lahat ng mga dancers?

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  5. this is one good set of photography. i can say that round juan got a good photog.

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  6. Bernadeth Marie CortezJune 21, 2013 at 12:44 PM

    nakita ko sa net yung binatbatan ay isang interpretative dance. pinapakita sa sayaw na ito yung chinese cotton na hinaharvest nila ay iniispread nila gamit yung stick. ito na yung ginagamit nila panggawa ng abel.

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  7. yung isa sa likod na male parang nadislocate yung paa sa pagsplit. kung makapagsplit wagas!

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  8. kailan yung event na ito? wala ba kayong masskara festival ng bacolod?

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  9. this festival would have been much nicer if it was as colorful as the maskara festival of bacolod

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  10. Sana yung longganisa festival din ma-feature niyo kung di ako nagkakamali 3rd week of january yun

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  11. Angelica ng IlocosMay 6, 2014 at 12:41 PM

    Yung binatbatan this year hindi katulad last year, kasi this year di sila sumayaw sa usual na route dahil sa may conflict sa schedule with the mass schedule ng church. Sayang naman,

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