All The WOW News in Cordillera

Sunday, January 8, 2023

10th Sagada Etag Festival set to be celebrated on February 2-5, 2023

Cordillera - The municipality of Sagada is set to celebrate its 10th installment of the Annual Sagada Etag Festival for the Year 2023 with the theme: "Napigsa ay Kultura ya Pammati, Wedweday i-Gabay ya Isikan di Umili," on February 2-5, 2023. 

The Sagada municipality unveiled the Calendar of Activities lined up in the upcoming celebration of the festival. 

These includes the Civic Parade & Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Presentation of the Lord Jesus Crist which is schedule on February 2, 2023; Cultural Day on February 4, 2023; Agro-Gastro Fair & Launching of the Sagada Tourism Tagline on March 4, 2023.

The Sagada Etag Festival was conceptualized in 2010 by the Sangguniang Bayan of Sagada. The conceptualization of the Festival name was in consideration of the economic and social values of the Sagada Igorots.

ETAG refers to a salted meat processed for preservation in different ways. It is a most important part of any ritual performed for any occasion in the life of Sagada. In rituals, it is used by itself or cooked with chicken, and with the prayers of the old men. “Gobbaw”, weddings, building a house, offering of prayers are just some of the rituals where ETAG is a key ingredient.



Post a Comment

Featured Post

Igorot actor Jeyrick Sigmaton won Best Actor in International Film Festival Manhattan 2021

Photo Courtesy || Jeyrick Sigmaton Cordillera - Igorot actor Jeyrick "Carrotman" Sigmaton won the Best Actor for the Int...