Sakayan Festival
DateApril 25, 2020
Venuelsabela City, Basilan
Brief Description

‘Sakayan’ is the local term for small boat with outrigger used for fishing. With fishing as the primary means of livelihood sakayan’ is symbol of the humble lifestyle of fisherfolks who rely on the generosity of the seas where they draw their sustenance from the sale of their daily marine harvest. The newest festival in the region, it is celebrated with dances accompanied by the rhythmic sounds of drums and kulintangan, a musical instrument of the Muslims.