SINU-OG ESTOKADA FESTIVAL


September 29, 2019

Jagna, Bohol, Philippines,



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The Sinu-og Estokada Festival of the Municipality of Jagna is held every 29th of September. The festival portrays the victory of the Christian militia over the marauding pirates and likewise depicts the celestial conflict of good and evil. Estokada means fencing or fighting with bladed instruments. The fencing movements were modified to keep in time with a regular beat beat. The street dancing participants are costumed either as good or rebellious angels.




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Jagna, Bohol, Philippines,
September 29, 2019

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