Sunday, February 24, 2013

Every October, Tupi, South Cotabato is celebrating their Kariton Festival. The celebration highlighting the parade of Karitons (wooden carts) pulled by either a cow or a carabao made of indigenous materials decorated with flowers, fruits and vegetables. A celebration commemorating the significance of “kariton” in the life of the people and the development of Tupi as a whole. The week-long festivity showcases the farm products brought by the Karitons from the farm and the role of Kariton in making livelihood of their old and the empowerment of the women in helping and providing livelihood.



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