Panaad sa Negros Festival 2013

Today, April 8, is the official opening of the Panaad sa Negros Festival and we already made the rounds. The 19 towns and 13 cities of Negros Occidental have exhibits at the festival.

Fruit

Avocado, Mango and Singkamas

This photo was taken at the exhibit of my wife’s hometown in Negros Occidental. Singkamas is also referred to a jicama and Mexican turnip.

Calabasa

Calabasa Squash

The first day of the Panaad Festival features the local fruits, vegetables and livestock. By sundown, the Festival will be in full swing with the pulsating beat of music.

Cabbage

Cabbage

Panaad 2013

A prize pig! Unique coloring.

Carabao

Carabao

The carabao is the National Animal of the Philippines. Locals also refer to the carabao as a buffalo and foreigners often refer to them as water buffalo.

Panaad 2013

A prize goat! This is not your typical local goat but what is referred to as a hybrid, of Nubian stock.

Brahman Cattle

Brahman Cattle

The Brahman Cattle on exhibit today are from Sagay City.

Arrival of Lechon Baboy

Arrival of Lechon Baboy

It is lunch time! A festival is never complete without lechon baboy, which is roast pig.

This is my first post about Panaad Festival 2013 and we still have six more days of festival to go. More later!

 

 

6 thoughts on “Panaad sa Negros Festival 2013

  1. Great post! I will be there on Saturday with my friend Guido Nijssen and we will do a cooking demonstration!

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