Experience the thrill and cultural richness of the 1st Dapa, Siargao International Dragonboat Festival. Join teams worldwide as they compete in exhilarating dragonboat races, showcasing their strength and coordination.
Highlights of the event include captivating cultural showcases, traditional music and dance performances, and a delightful array of local delicacies. Immerse yourself in the vibrant Surigaonon/Siargaonon culture and engage with the welcoming community.
Share your excitement and experiences with the world using the hashtags: #Dragonboat #BagtikMoserbisyo #BagtikAnSurigaonon #Surigaonon #Siargao #Surigao
Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the power, unity, and cultural diversity. Come and be part of this historic event that celebrates athleticism, community spirit, and the beauty of Siargao.
Municipality of Dapa
The Municipality of Dapa is a coastal town in Surigao del Norte, Philippines, located on the island of Siargao.
The local economy of Dapa is predominantly agrarian, with rice, coconut, and fruit cultivation being major agricultural activities. The fertile soil and favorable climate make Dapa ideal for farming. In addition to agriculture, fishing plays a vital role in the livelihood of the residents. The surrounding seas are teeming with marine resources, supporting a vibrant fishing industry that provides sustenance and income for the local community.
In recent years, Dapa has experienced a boom in tourism. Visitors are attracted not only to the thrilling surf breaks but also to the captivating island vibe and warm hospitality. The municipality has witnessed the establishment of resorts, surf schools, and other tourism-related businesses to cater to the growing number of travelers. Despite the influx of visitors, Dapa remains committed to sustainable tourism practices, aiming to preserve its natural wonders for future generations.
- Official Website of the Municipality of Dapa – http://dapa.gov.ph/
- “Dapa” – Siargao Islands Travel Guide, by Gabby Bryan – https://www.surigaodelnortenews.com/siargao/dapa/