Megayon Festival

Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur
last week of September

The fiesta commemorates the unity of the three groups of settlers that led to the founding of Zamboanga del Sur: the Subanons (Subanens), Muslims, and the local settlers. Megayon is the Subanen word for unity. The unique cultural dances of each group are performed.

 

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