20th Lubi-lubi sa Glan Festival and the 105th Founding Anniversary

Admin | September 16, 2019

 
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OCTOBER 3-8, 2019 • GLAN, SARANGANI PROVINCE

Sarangani's grandest fiesta, the oldest municipality in Soccsksargen

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20th Lubi-lubi sa Glan Festival and the 105th Founding Anniversary

Sarangani's grandest fiesta, Lubi-Lubi Festival sa Glan, the oldest municipality in Soccsksargen, running from Oct 3-8, 2019. MagLubi2x na ta!

Municipality of Glan, is located at the southernmost tip of the Philippines, Glan boasts of pristine shorelines dotted with strips of powdery white-sand beach resorts facing the Celebes Sea which, hands down, is among the Philippines' best beaches. Among the earliest Christian towns in Mindanao, Glan has heaps to offer both for tourists and investors. Colonial-era structures make Glan even more alluring to visitors.

Every October, Glan showcases the Lubi-Lubi Festival. There is more to the costumes, choreography and musicality in this yearly competition.

The colors and faces of Lubi-Lubi Festival every 8th of October reflect Glan's industry and tradition altogether.

Almost 90 percent of the town's total land area is planted with coconuts; town folks have both the old and new ways to make a living out of it, from the tree's roots to its leaves; beverages to handicrafts to manufactured products.

Street-dancing groups compete in musicality, choreography and costume using indigenous materials from the coconut.

Lubi-Lubi Festival reflects an old tradition of Glan, the province's oldest town. Each competing group showcases a particularly old religious belief of the people about the coconut tree; animistic beliefs are brought to life in choreography by rituals of reverence to the tree as a source of blessings such as wind, water and rain, fire, good health, and even life.

The Lubi-Lubi Festival celebrates coconut being the major product of Glan which is also one of the oldest town's of Mindanao at 97 on October 8, 2011. Lubi-Lubi performers wearing costumes made of coconut materials dance in the streets where Hispanic houses still stand today.

Glan, also known as the "Coco Queen of the South" and the oldest town in Southern and Central Mindanao, is Sarangani's top producer of coconut.


Source: http://www.sarangani.gov.ph/index.php/features/secondistrict/glan


HOW TO GET THERE

• Sarangani is accessible by plane from Manila and Cebu thru the international airport of General Santos City.

• Take a bus from Davao City or from Cotabato City.
• Sarangani is a 2.5 hours drive from Davao City.
• Glan is 53 kilometers from General Santos City.
• Public utility air-conditioned vans from General Santos City ply daily routes to Glan, from the terminal at KCC Mall of Gensan.
• Gen. Santos City has an integrated terminal in Bulaong, with buses and UV Express going to various areas of SOCCSKSARGEN, ARMM and Davao Region.

Bus companies include:
 • Yellow Bus Line, Inc. (General Santos City/Koronadal City)
 • Mindanao Star (General Santos City/Koronadal City)
 • Husky Tours (Cotabato City)

  


FIND US

        Municipal Hall, Glan, Sarangani Province
9517 Philippines
 
  Municipal Tourism Office of Glan, Sarangani
 
 
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Mutya ng Glan 2019

Hello GLANIANS.!!!! This is the official candidates for this year's MUTYA NG GLAN.


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Presenting the 7 lovely candidates for the first-ever Bai de Glan pageant this Lubi-lubi sa Glan Festival 2019!


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Schedule of Activities

 
 
 


Pop Culture Band from Manila!
October 7, 2019 at the Plaza Rizal Party zone

Party like in the '80s with Pop Culture Band from Manila!

Kita-kits sa Party Zone (Plaza Rizal) this October 7, 8:00 PM!

 


CUESHE BAND and VIC DESUCATAN
October 8, 2019 at the Plaza Rizal Party zone

CUESHE BAND and VIC DESUCATAN will be joining the people of Glan during the celebration of our 105th Founding Anniversary and 20th Lubilubi Festival on the evening of October 8, 2019 at the Party zone (Plaza Rizal)!... See you there!....

Sponsored by Congressman Ruel Pacquaio.

 


2nd Glan, Sarangani OFF-Road 4x4 Challenge
Extreme and Stock Modiifed
October 5-6, 2019

Another exciting event this Lubi-lubi sa Glan Festival 2019! See you there!....



 

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