Lubi-Lubi Festival in Calubian

Lubi-Lubi Festival LeyteLubi-lubi festival is considered a trademark festival for the town of Calubian. It is also considered one among the important activities during the annual fiesta celebration of the town. Dancers are usually being decorated with different parts of coconut tree such as cocoshell crafts, cocoleaves, midribs and others. Just when you thought no festival occurs to celebrate “coconut” the tree of life, there is actually one celebrated by residents of Calubian, Leyte. Dances paying homage to the patron saints of Our Lady of Fatima and Our Lady of San Roque, are showcased during this event. The dance festival exhibits the use of different materials derived from coconut from which the place is also locally known for. This is a way of paying tribute to the blessings they receive especially from the abundance of coconut trees. It highlights the day of merrymaking and celebration using coconut as one of their main sources of livelihood.

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