Bulang-bulang Festival celebrates its 10th year this 2012.
Bulang-bulang Festival is celebrated every February 2-9. The festival recognizes the game fowl industry of San Enrique.
Bulang-bulang is a local term of what we call "sabong" in Tagalog or "cockfighting" in English. The game fowls are one of the major sources of livelihood of San Enrique.
The festival is the dance representation of the fighting cocks where it portrays its life and character.
TRIVIA: In the Municipality of San Enrique, Negros Occidental, the derby or cockfight is a regular event that highlights every fiesta.
How to Get There:
From Manila, you can fly to Bacolod (Php2500++, round trip, 45 minutes). From Bacolod-Silay Airport, you can take a shuttle (Php75-100 per head), or a cab and ask to be dropped off to the nearest station for buses (South Terminal) or vans that will pass through San Enrique.
San Enrique is approximately 40 minutes drive from Bacolod City by private car. It is around an hour by public utility vehicle via the main highway. All vehicles plying the southern routes pass through San Enrique municipality.
photos: Thanks to Enrico Dee of Byahilo.com for the photo