What does Buganihan mean?
Buganihan Festival is the official name of every founding anniversary celebration of the Municipality of Compostela.
Buganihan is derived from the term
“BUG” which means Bugas or grains of rice and corn
“ANIHAN” which means yield or harvest form of fruits,grains, and others
“BUGAN” which refers to the deity or goddess of harvest.
It was in the year 2007 that Buganihan became the official name of the Araw ng Compostela celebration
thus,the 11th Buganihan Festival this year.