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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Icelandic-American vlogger Finn Snow amazed at Kalinga's Bodong Festival Parade 2018

Bodong Festival 2019 Parade || Photo Credit @ Tabuk Life
Cordillera - Philippine newest YouTube vlogger (video blogger) Finn Snow has released this week some of the videos he took and documented when he traveled in Northern Luzon particularly in Kalinga province. 

In his latest uploaded video entitled 'Real Life Head-Hunting Tribes Coming Together', he documented Kalinga's second Bodong Festival this year in the capital city of Tabuk. 

The Bodong Festival highlights several street dancing competition, grand street parade participated by different  municipalities and organizations. 

Armed with his camera, Finn Snow joined the parade while vlogging about the events and discussing what he learned about Kalinga's ancient head-hunting practice and 'bodong' which is the Kalinga's unique way of settling disputes between warring tribes. 

Snow learned that long time ago the people of Kalinga is "one of the most hostile, skillfull headhunters and tribal warriors in the whole Philippines.

Bodong Festival 2019 Parade || Photo Credit @ Tabuk Life

"There's not much places in the world that you can actually experienced the culture and the long long tradition of beautiful and brutal history of the Kalinga headhunters... But now they are having a festival bringing all together...", Snow said.

"Being a foreigner here knowing nothing about this place and experiencing for the very first time, getting and sucking all that information about this area Kalinga, it makes me 'goosebumps' because there's not much places on earth that you can find this kind of old tradition of warriors and fearsome people,'' he added.

Watch the Finn Snow vlog below.

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