Local traditions and culture in Davao City

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    by olitrac Updated Aug 21, 2007

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    davao citizens as you can imagine are deciplined, the line that separates between the performers and the one's watching them is the yellow line which is used as jeepny stops for loading and unloading. photo taken during the indak indak sa kadalanan (street dance) but during the floral parade on the following day, the parade was ruined and it all break loose because of some celebrities from manila who joined the parade. the people wants to go near them. worse, they throw some candies and other stuffs. even one security officer (who is forbidden to watch the parade and has to concentrate on his area of responsibility.) exitedly ask me "kinsa na? kinsa na?" i said si zha zha padilla. he responded and said bata paman diay sya noh. tsk tsk tsk! i wonder? why did the organizers have them joined when in fact kadayawan is a festival of thanks for a bountiful harvest.

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    by DarleneCMF Updated Mar 6, 2006

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    We went to Penong's Grill (#1 grill resto in Davao) for lunch and there' a sign that says "clap twice to get waiter's attention." My companion proved that it works. :) I'm not sure if it's being done in other restaurants, too. The safest way is to always observe the locals first. :)

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    Pack them right

    by jayjayc Written Feb 9, 2014

    -A must if you intend to bring some with you on air or they'll end up in the trash bin at the airport's check-in counter

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