Kaluskos Bamboo Arch Festival of Cardona

Bamboo Arches are traditionally used in different celebrations like town’s fiesta, weddings, anniversaries and other important events of the year in Cardona. This kind of folk art is made of bamboos decorated and crafted by craftsman. Making this arch needs a skillful worker or group of workers using sharp bolos for ornaments and designs of the bamboos before forming into arch.

This artistry in Cardona has been part of the town’s culture and tradition.It was named “Kaluskos ng Kawayan”. This name was derived from squeaky sounds produced when making the arch, like hissing f the snake, cockling chickens etc. And from then, the town celebrate Kaluskos Bamboo Arch Festival every first week of December.

image and source from:rizalprovince.gov.ph

Cardona, Rizal (Facts, Population, Location, Barangays)

Cardona, Rizal

Cardona is a 3rd class urban municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 44,942 inhabitants in 7,953 households. Cardona is in District 2 of Rizal.
With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, the municipality is now included in Manila built up area which reaches Cardona in its Easternmost part.

Cardona is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.
Balibago
Boor
Calahan
Dalig,Kuhala
Del Remedio (Pob.)
Iglesia [Liwanag](Pob.)
Lambac
Looc
Malanggam-Calubacan
Nagsulo
Navotas
Patunhay,Longos
Real (Pob.)
Sampad
San Roque (Pob.)
Subay
Ticulio
Tuna

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