SHARIFF KABUNSUAN FESTIVAL 2016
Among the highlights of SHARIFF KABUNSUAN FESTIVAL 2016 Celebration is the GUINAKIT FLUVIAL PARADE jointly conducted on December 19, 2016 at Cotabato City Wharf, by the Department of Tourism-ARMM, Department of Tourism- RO XII, and City Government. Guinakit Fluvial Parade is a display of colorfully decorated tandem-bancas or ‘guinakit’ commemorating the arrival of Arab Missionary Shariff Kabunsuan who introduced Islam in Mindanao in the 16th Century.
Shariff Kabunsuan Festival is a celebration of Islam and display of Muslim religion and culture. (dks).