With the theme "Moving forward amidst bio cultural diversity and coping with climate change for a better future", the celebration of Helobung Festival 2012 and 29th Foundation Anniversary of the Municipality of Lake Sebu is all set.

Helobung is a T'boli word which means "never-ending joy". During the week-long festivities, the T'boli tribe showcases their arts, culture, sports and other traditions like the Seket Kuda or horse fight. Other highlights of the Helobung Festival 2012 includes the search for Mutya ng Lake Sebu and the street dancing competition which depicts the dances, music and traditional costumes of the T'boli tribe.
Seket Kuda. One of the highlights of Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.
Here now is the schedule of activities for Helobung Festival 2012.
DATE EVENTS TIME VENUE
November 06 Flat Track  Invitational Competition 7:00 AM - 5:00PM Lake Sebu Central Elem. School
Tuesday back to back concert 7:00 pm 'til morning Municipal Gym
November 07 Interfaith Crusade 1:00pm - 10:00pm Municipal Gym
Wednesday
November 08 Boxing 3:00pm- 10:00pm Municipal Gym
Thursday 3 Cock Derby 8:00 AM- 5:00PM New Lake Sebu Gallery (Luhib)
November  09
Friday DEPED DAY
Civic Parade 7:00am-9:00am Assembly: Lugan, Rosas, Pag-asa
Foundation Opening Program 9:00am-12:00am  to Municipal Plaza
Drum and Bugle Showdown/Cheerdance Competition
Field Demonstration (Elem, HS & College) 1:00PM-4:00 pm
Expanded Employees Night 5:00pm-10:00pm Municipal Gym
November 10
Saturday PRE-CULTURAL DAY
Dawn Parade 3:00AM-5:00AM Assembly: Lugan, Rosas, Pag-asa
Fun Run "Takbo para sa Lake Sebu" 5:00AM-9:00AM Around the Lake shore
Traditional Sports Competition 8:00am-12:00nn Municipal Plaza
Senior Citizen Day 2:00pm-5:00pm Municipal Gym
ABC Night 7:00pm-11:00pm municipal gym
November 11
Sunday FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM
Cultural Parade 7:00am-9:00am assembly:lugan, rosas, pag asa
Opening Salvo / Hemgifat Kuda showdown 9:00am - 10:30am municipal plaza
Entrance of Tudbulul and his 12 sisters
Demsu (Offering)
FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM 10:30am-12:00am municipal plaza
Cultural Showdown
kesefeken be s'lung 12:00nn-1:00pm Municipal plaza
Kem Utom ne Lingon Tau S'bu (Music & Chant)  1:00pm-3:00pm Municipal Stage-Festival Ground
Hegidu Kuda/Horse Fight 2:00 - 4:00PM Municipal Plaza
Nga Beno-i (Mutya ng Lake Sebu)  6:00pm-12:00mn Municipal Gym
Fireworks display
Adal Tau S'bu (Dance)
On-Going Events Agri-Trade Fair-  November 3-11, 2012
Sportsfest - October 29 - November 11,2012
Disco sa Kalye - November 11 12:00mn-4:00 am Municipal Gym
The celebration of Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu is now on its 16th year. 

You're invited. See you in Lake Sebu!

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  1. Ah so they still the horse fighting on? The last time I watch one was way back in 1991, in Cotabato City polytechnic college track and field :) ~ http://www.theurbanwalker.net/

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  2. Maria Gemma Defeo-HilotinNov 9, 2012, 6:53:00 AM

    I'd love to see all festivals in the Philippines!!! - Starting with this one.. my friend who loves horses would definitely join me!:)

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