The celebration of jamindan fiesta prolong for 2 days . The theme pangahaw which symbolize the culture and tradition of jamindanganon. The fest build a profitable and benefit dance starting 15 -19 for the privilege and for welcoming the other government official who participate the town fiesta. The students and faculty in every school participate in showing the real image and also the meaning of pangahaw. The elementary schools show Binanog and fire dance while the students in secondary level interpret the Pangahaw culture. But what is really the meaning of Pangahaw?
Pangahaw is the oldest tradition which celebrating a new morn hay for the odds long ago. It is symbolized and significant for the Pilipino capizeño who give thanks to god who give them shower of blessings. Pangahaw derive in words “mahaw” which mean breakfast. It is also the culture of jamindanganon which implies to their habitant such livelihood, agriculture, forestry ect. It includes the pagtutuba,pag aani,pagpapanggas,pag-arado and many more.
For the ancient filipino it is important to rejoice and give “alay” or halad to pleased God.
The feast, in honor of its Patron Saint Sebastian, has the theme “Shining Jamindan: Binuligay Padayunon, Pangahaw Festival Pasanyugon.”