The 34th Hinugyaw Festival and the 244th Founding Anniversary of the Municipality of Hinigaran, Negros Occidental is on April 23-30, 2012.
This year's theme is "Kauswagan kag Buasdamlag sang Banwa, Katundanan Ta"
"Hinugyaw" is a local dialect that mean rejoice or revelry.
The festival is a weeklong celebration which culminates with a grand parade and streetdancing performers with their colorful costumes.
It is an annual thanksgiving festival that the people of Hinigaran celebrates.
Schedule of Festivities:
April 23, 2012 (Mon)
April 24, 2012 (Tue)
1:00pm SK Federation Night "Hinigaran Idol"
April 25, 2012 (Wed)
7:30am-5:30pm Hinigaran Taekwondo Club
7:00pm The Night of Fireworks Showdown
April 26, 2012 (Thu)
April 27, 2012 (Fri)
3:00pm Children's Fancy Ball
8:00pm Awit Sayawan Grand Finals
April28, 2012 (Sat)
5:00pm Paundayag sa mga Katigulangan (Senior Citizens with Municipal Council of Women's Balikbayan )
April 29, 2012 (Sun)
8:00am MCAC Larong Pinoy
3:00pm Drumbeaters Parade and Competition
8:00pm Employees and Coronation Night
April 30, 2012 (Mon)
1:30pm Grand Parade and Street Dancing Competition
3:30pm Street Dancing Competition ( Arena)
7:00pm Grand Barangay Kapamilya Show with Matteo Guedicilli and Yen Santos