Tulwanan Village in Dipolog

Tulwanan Village Lugdungan Dipolog Town Location History Subanon Barangay River Site Population Tribe People Description Industry Resort Farm Distance Transportation Bus Kilometer Market Trading Post Tulwanan Village is the original settlement of Dipolog’s earliest residents, the Subanons. Barangay Lugdungan is located about six kilometers from the city proper and along the Dipolog River, which the Subanons used to transport their products to trading posts and markets in the early days. To preserve its historical significance and for the younger generation to see and reflect on their cultural history the City Government constructed replicas of Subanen houses in the site. Continue reading

Magsaysay Park in Dipolog

Magsaysay Park Dipolog City Center Plaza Hall Holy Rosary Cathedral Rizal Avenue Extension Kiosk Amphitheater Stairway The Magsaysay Park in Dipolog City is a landscaped park providing an oasis of greenery right in the center of Dipolog City. It is a converging point for many people from all walks of life for simple strolling and relaxing. The hectare-sized lot just beside the City Hall and fronting the Holy Rosary Cathedral is an ideal place for small outdoor meetings in a nature settings. The Magsaysay Park is located in between the Dipolog City Hall and the Holy Rosary Cathedral. The park cuts through Rizal Avenue and Rizal Avenue Extension. Plaza Magsaysay has a kiosk, a functional stage, an amphitheater, comfort rooms, giant footwear kiddy slides, Rizal Statue, and a stairway leading to the Dinosaur park, not to mention it has lots of benches everywhere Continue reading

P’gsalabuk Festival in Dipolog

P'gsalabuk Festival DipologP’gsalabuk is a Subano term that means “togetherness”. In the festival, the City Government of Dipolog aims to showcase the myriad interplay of culture: Muslim, Lumad and the varied and diverse culture of the settlers from all over the Philippines as well as the Spanish, Chinese, American and other Asian culture that have been so meticulously woven and shaped into what is known as the unique Mindanao Tri-people Culture The festival will feature street dancing in the main avenue of Dipolog City. This will then culminate in a cultural presentation depicting dances involving the different types if people in Mindanao. The concept is UNITY IN DIVERSITY AMONG THE TRI-PEOPLE because as the objectives state, it aims to promote peace and Continue reading

Pagsalabuk Circle & Rotonda in Dipolog

Dipolog Rotonda FountainThe fountain at the Pagsalabuk Circle in Diplog features a design that is partly abstract and partly classical. It is the artist’s interpretation of Dipolog Today — a perfect blend of rich cultural, ethnic and historical heritage; deep-seated traditions, values and customs, and technological advances, modern breakthroughs and amenities.The statues represent the Tri-people of Mindanao…. Like the people of Dipolog, diverse, yet united in its visions and goals, peace, progress and a just and humane society. The figures stand almost 4.50 meters in height and are made of resin, a polymer fiber product that is durable light and cost less than bronze or brass.Symbolic of the people of Dipolog, the bowl raised to the heavens is a gesture of thanksgiving and offering to Continue reading

Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte

Dipolog Rotonda FountainDipolog City is the capital city of Zamboanga del Norte province. Dipolog sits on the Western edge of Mindanao Island, at the Northwestern rim of the Zamboanga Peninsula. Dipolog is a fishing and interisland shipping port. There is also a commercial airport. Its city status dates from 1969; it had been a municipality since 1913 and, before that, had been considered an outer adjunct of the port of Dapitan on Dapitan Bay, some 10 miles (16 km) to the northeast. Dipolog long since outstripped the other town in size and importance, however. Dipolog is bounded in the North by Dapitan City, in the East by Municipality of Polanco, on the South by the Municipality of Katipunan and the West by the Sulu Sea. Continue reading