Saging Festival in Siquijor

The Saging Festival is one of the many festivals in the island of Siquijor in the Philippines. It recognizes the importance of “saging” or banana in the lives of the people with its many uses.

The story of how this plant came to exist is being depicted in dances during the fiesta of Lazi Town every May 15. It usually starts on May 8 with a variety of sports competitions and activities which includes Miss Teen Lazi Pageant, a variety show, dance competitions and a lot more. The Saging Festival is also done to showcase the variety of bananas and a way of praising for the abundance of the harvest.

Saging Festival

Saging Festival

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