a Celebration for the start of the Sowing
location: "Picong" Demang
date: November 8, 2009
Every year, at no precise date, Sagada celebrates a unique cultural festival. It happens 3 to 4 times a year, designed to start or end different cycles of events.
At the "Dap-ay" the younglings simultaneously butcher the Pig, the Dog, and the a Chicken.
"lakay" bawing of patay keeps his tobacco on his head while conversing with the "begnas" celebrant "lakay" Cadiogan.
The Boys marching their way to the dap-ay while the Ladies followed.