Kadaugan sa Mactan

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Kadaugan sa Mactan is an annual reenactment of The Battle of Mactan at its site on the beach of barangay Mactan which features Lapulapu's victory on April 27. The events include a fluvial procession of decorated bancas (canoes) representing magellan's three ships, the planting of the Cross of Magellan, the baptism of the natives followed by the battle. Kadaugan sa Mactan literally means "Victory at Mactan" used to be called Bahugbahug sa Mactan.

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"Visayan Festivals." Seasite. http://www.seasite.niu.edu/TAGALOG/Cebu%20Culture/cebu_festival.htm (accessed on 16 July 2007)


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