Dagook Adventure & Tour Experience

DATE Park CatigbianDagook Adventure & Tour Experience, also known as DATE Park, is owned and managed by the Local Government Unit of Catigbian located in barangay Poblacion Weste, Poblacion and Rizal nestled in a 20 has. lot which is classified as eco-tourism zone. It offers wholesome adventure activities like canopy walk, monkey bridge, mountain slide and trekking since its first operation on June 17, 2011 until it was badly damaged by the October 15, 2013 earthquake. The park opens at 8:00 in the morning and closes at 6:00 in the afternoon. A minimum of two hours is needed to gain a satisfying experience and canteen is available daily but meals should be booked a day or two prior to the visit. The park is accessible to any type of vehicles. By private car or tourist transport, Continue reading

Katigbawan Festival in Catigbian

Katigbawan Festival BoholKatigbawan Festival is a celebration of human satisfaction from the Visayan word “katagbawan”. Katigbawan is a combination of the visayan words “katigbi”, “tigbaw” and ‘kabawan”. This festival takes place every 3rd week of June of each year in celebration of the foundation day of Catigbian, Bohol every June 17. From the word Katigbi, Tigbaw and Kabawan thus the Katigbawan Festival was coined. Katigbi refers to a grass native to the town where the name Catigbian was derived; Tigbaw in Visayan speaks of caves which the town is replete of; Kabawan in Boholano refers to a place where carabaos are bred and sold. The Katigbawan Festival portrays the deep cultural and traditional heritage of the people of Catigbian; their beliefs and practices. Continue reading