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2012 Saad Festival of Leganes Schedule of Events

Submitted by on April 4, 2012 – 4:33 pmNo Comment

This April, all roads lead to Leganes for its annual celebration of faith and religion. Dubbed as Western Visayas’ Mecca because of its intense spirituality and devotion, Leganes will once again showcase their thanksgiving to the town’s blessing through a myriad of activities and festivities. A religious fiesta, but surely everyone can fit in to this exciting event.

What is Saad Festival: Panaad Kay San Vicente Ferrer?

Saad, a Hiligaynon term for “vow”, depicts Leganesnons’ intense spirituality and religious faith. The festival is also a celebration of thanksgiving for the blessings received from God through the intercession of St. Vincent Ferrer, the town’s patron. The festival is primarily a praise and worship presentation that combines Leganes’ folktale with contemporary way of worship to choreographed steps.

Here’s the schedule of 2012 Saad Festival of Leganes:

April 10, 2012

  • Fiesta Bazaar
  • Agro-Trade Fair
  • Sports Activities

April 11, 2012

  • Tumandok Food Expo
  • Photo Exhibit
  • Mangrove Planting

April 12, 2012

  • Grand Civic Parade
  • Formal Opening of the 72nd Town Fiesta;

April 13, 2012

  • Car Show
  • BNS/ BSPO/ BHW Night

April 14, 2012 – Balik Tanaw (Senior Citizen’s Night);

April 15, 2012

  • Audio Day
  • Search for Little Mr. and Miss Saad Festival

April 16, 2012

  • LGU Employees Day
  • Miss Saad Festival Beauty Pageant

April 17, 2012

  • Sinadsad sa Saad Festival Dance Parade
  • Cultural Dance Competition
  • Fireworks Display

April 18, 2012 

  • Fiesta Day
  • Coronation of Leganes Fiesta Queen 2012

Getting There:

Leganes is a town north of Iloilo City. It is accessible through the Western Nautical Highway or locally known as McArthur Highway. From the airport, you may take shuttle buses going to SM City Iloilo and from there you can ride a jeepney straight to Leganes. Travel time is around 20 to 30 minutes.

Photo Courtesy

Leganes Church by Lawriecomben

Saad Festival by Toto Anas

 

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