The event which will be held on August 9-18, 2015 will be participated by at least 11 countries with more than 200 performers who will showcase their respective traditional folklore and folk arts.
The City of Koronadal will feature Pyesta Kolon Datal during the CIOFF International Folkloric Festival which will highlight the year-long celebration of the 75th Foundation Anniversary of Koronadal as a Settlement and will give tribute and celebrate the culture of the Blaan tribe, Koronadal's early dwellers.
Pyesta Kolon Datal will also showcase Blaans' arts and crafts, dances and other traditions.
|The Blaans are considered the early settlers in Koronadal. The word Koronadal is believed to have been derived from two (2) B’laan words Koron or Kolon (Cogon Grass) and Nadal or Datal (Plain).|