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Manggahan Festival

It has been 12 years since the island of Guimaras was proclaimed an independent province. Every year, Guimarasnons express their colorful way of life through a festival called Manggahan Festival sg Guimaras. The island is not only known locally and nationally for its fresh and bountiful harvest of mangoes, but also for the artistry of its people.

The famous tribes of Guimaras are Tribu Balsahan of Brgy. Rizal, Tribu Bulaang Moros of Buenavista, Tribu Bulantihan of Jordan and Asinan Festival Tribe of San Lorenzo.

The Lin-ay sg Guimaras is also one of the events that draw attention annually.

The Manggahan Festival brings out the creativity of Guimarasnons. Handmade and indigenous products fill the exhibit area at the plaza. Shown below is the creative Mr. Deogracias Estologa with his notable creation; a gown made of Lotto Tickets. When asked about his inspiration, Estologa teasingly divulges, PCSO might discover my creation and will give me millions for it!