Pavia's Carabao-Carroza Festival
Pavia 's fiesta celebration is held every May and is highlighted by it world-famed Carabao-Carroza Festival celebrated annually. This 31-year old festival displays the Pavianhon's ingenuity as a people. This is participated by the eighteen barangays of the municipality and consists of three main events, namely, the Carabao-Carroza Parade, Carabao-Carroza Race and the Search for the Carabao-Carroza Festival Queen.
Carabao-Carroza Parade. Gaily decorated carrozas pulled by gaily decorated carabaos vie for the “Most Gaily Decorated Carabao-Carroza” with their muses in Filipiniana costumes.
Carabao-Carroza Race. C arabaos each pulling a carroza (bamboo sled) with a rider find their way racing on a 110-meter line.
Search for the Festival Queen. Done in a starry May evening at the public plaza.. Special awards given are: Best in Interview, Best in Talent, Best in Summer Wear, Best in Evening Gown, Best in Production Number, Ms. Photogenic and Ms. Congeniality.
( Pavia Information & Tourism Office)