Kagay-an Festival 2010 – Cagayan de Oro Fiesta 2010 Schedule of Events

Once again the city of Golden Friendship will be celebrating its annual fiesta celebration in honor of patron saint St. Augustine. The Kagay-an Festival 2010’s list of activities for August have already been rolled out in coordination with Promote CDO Foundation, Inc. and other partner organizations.

Below are list and schedule of activities for the Cagayan de Oro fiesta celebration.


A 2km, 5km and 10km fun run scheduled for August 22, 2010. The said event, as in the past, will be participated by around 1,500 runners. The Divisoria Kiosk will serve as the start and finish line for the 3 race distances. Cash Prizes and medals will be given out to winners and certificates shall be given to all participants. The event is co-organized by Circle Productions, Inc.


Locally-made products of the region will be displayed and sold at the Limketkai Mall Rotunda from August 23 to 29, 2010. The trade fair will be highlighted with a special setting of the One-Town, One-Product (OTOP) of the different cities, municipalities, and provinces of Region 10. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will spearhead the event together with various local producers.


The traditional search for Ms. Kagay-an will be held on August 26, 2010 at the Atrium of the Limketkai Center. The pageant will showcase the candidates’ talents, poise, beauty, and wit as winners become the City’s tourism ambassadors. Winners will be awarded with cash prizes, international travel, and other major awards. The event will be co-organized by the Department of Tourism Region X.


A Kagay-anon celebration of folkloric tales, legends, epics and stories through dance with street dance parade and dance showcase components. The competition will be held on August 27, 2010 with A “Karo-tao” dance technique choreography shown along the City’s main streets that ends with a tableau presentation at the Pelaez Sports Center Complex. It is open to all Barangays, Government Agencies, Schools, Cultural Communities or any other community or Organization within the City of Cagayan de Oro. Winners of this competition will receive cash prizes, trophies, and certificates of participation. Cash prizes are: Grand Prize–150,000.00; First Runner- 125,000.00; Second Runner up-100,000.00; Special Citation for Choreography- 10,000.00; Special Citation for Music-10,000.00; Special Citation for Costume-10,000.00 and Consolation Prizes of P10,000 per participating group.


A special dance showcase presentation of field demo participated in by Physical Education (PE) students from different schools of Cagayan de Oro City on August 27, 2010 at the Pelaez Sports Center Complex.This event is co-organized by the Department of Tourism Region X, DepEd and CHED.


The Golden Float Parade Competition features different float entries from participating Companies, Government, Non-Government and Private Organizations, Schools, and Agencies. This will be held in the morning of August 28, 2010 along the city’s main streets. On its 4th year, the competition is being co-organized by the United Architects of the Philippines-CDO Gold Chapter. Each float depicts a themed design or drama recounting Cagayan de Oro’s growth and development, history, people or cultural or event. Cash prizes at stake are: 1st prize – P150,000; 2nd Prize – P100,000; 3rd Prize – 50,000.


Is a significant event as it highlights the role of Cagayan de Oro River in the community. This will be held on August 28, 2010 which will be highlighted with two corollary events: the floating of lighted lanterns and a competition of stationary lanterns/flotillas which will be anchored along the banks of the Golden Mile fronting the City Hall. These activities aim to manifest our gratitude to the Almighty and our patron saint, St. Augustine for the life-giving river from which the dynamism of the City has evolved. It also intends to bring to the consciousness of the people of the City the importance of preserving the ecology of the river for future generations to enjoy. The anchored lanterns/flotilla competition will have two categories: the Corporate category and the Community based/Barangay category. Entries will be judged according to design and aesthetics. Winners of this competition will receive cash prizes, trophies, and certificates of participation. Cash prizes are: P20,000.00 for the Grand Prize; 15,000.00 for the 1st Runner Up; and 10,000.00 for the 2nd Runner Up. The event is co-organized by the Safer River Life Saver Foundation with the participation of Oro Association of Rafters (OARs), the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation, St. Augustine Parish and Association of Barangay Councils (ABC).

Source:  The Mindanao Current

Cagayan de Oro Fiesta 2010 Schedule of Events

August 8, 2010:

-Dance Sport, Limketkai Rotunda

August 10, 2010:

-Manila Symphony Orchestra, Rodelsa Hall

August 13-14, 2010:

-Smart Day Dance Crew, Night Cafe

August 16, 2010:

-ABS-CBN Kapamilya Overseas Job Fair with OWWA, Provincial Capitol Grounds

August 17, 2010:

-ABS-CBN the Biggest Loser Mindanao Auditions, SM City

August 17-19, 2010:

-Housing Festival, Rotunda Limketkai Center

August 19, 2010:

-My City, My SM Grand Launching, Atrium, SM City

August 18-20, 2010:

-Kumbira, Limketkai Atrium

August 20-21, 2010:

-Smart Day Dance Crew, Night Café
-XCCA’s Active Vista Film Festival Cinema with a Conscience, Xavier University Little Theatre and SM Cinema 2

August 21, 2010:

-Lets Groove the Night featuring Muzic Majic(SMB) Lantaw Cagayan, Upper Carmen

August 21-22, 2010:

-Cagayan de Oro City Football Festival, Xavier University Main Campus

August 22-29, 2010:

-1st Canon Kagay-an Photo Competition, Kagay-an Festival Core Events Venues

August 25, 2010:

-Bibo Kagay-an Y2KX Clash 2010 Grand Finals, Dynasty Court Hotel
-Kapamilya Fiesta Caravan(ABS-CBN), SM City Las Ramblas
-Lets Groove the Night featuring Muzic Majic (SMB) Lantaw Cagayan, Upper Carmen
-Uniliver’s Pop Fiesta (DXCC), Pelaez Sports Center

August 26, 2010:

-Tilt House Party Tilt, Velez St.

August 26-28, 2010:

-1st ETF Shooting 4th ID Shooting Range, Camp Evangelista

August 27, 2010:

-KAPUSO Night (GMA Network,Inc.), SM City
-TM Astigfest – Pahalipay sa Kagay-anon Concert, Limketkai Parking Area
-SMB Night at the Site featuring Brownman Revival, The Site Parking Lot, Rosario Arcade, Limketkai
-Sayaw Sayaw sa Kadalanan, Velez Street
-Lets Groove the Night featuring Muzic Majic (SMB) Lantaw Cagayan, Upper Carmen
-“El Ovido” Latin Party Tilt, Velez St.

August 27-29, 2010:

-3rd Cagayan de Oro Fiesta Cup Westside Badminton Court; Shuttle Square Badminton and Sportszone

August 28, 2010:

-Kapuso Mall Show with Party Pilipinas Cast (GMA Network,Inc.), SM City
-SMART Day, Limketkai Parking Lot
-Tag Asia – CDO Party, Tilt, Velez St.
-Handog ng Bombo Radyo sa Kagay-an Festival: Free Concert, Free T-shirt, Pelaez Sports Center

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6 Responses to “Kagay-an Festival 2010 – Cagayan de Oro Fiesta 2010 Schedule of Events”

  1. paolo says:

    The city streets look awesome durign fiesta season

  2. cathy angeles says:

    I am based in Cebu and we are planning to witness your festival. May I know when is the street parade? How many contingents are joining?

    RE the photo contest, is it only for Canon since I own a Nikon?

    Hope to get a reply from you soon. Thanks!

  3. maia76 says:

    last year i remember there was a fireworks display contest held outside SM mall and that was really awesome.but when i look at the scheduled activities for the CDO festival there was no fireworks display contest indicated.it would be ery good if there is.

  4. cdoexplorer says:

    There will be a street parade tomorrow August 27, 2010 along the City’s main streets (Velez Street) that ends with a tableau presentation at the Pelaez Sports Center Complex. And a float parade on August 28, 2010 Fiesta Day.

    Regarding the photo contest I think only Canon users are qualified since the contest if sponsored by Canon =)

  5. krishy says:

    hello! thanks so much for the info..

  6. mechico says:

    hi… anybody knows who won miss kagay-an 2010?

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