Dapil is derived from the word “Panagdapil”, the traditional method of extracting juice from sugarcane. Sugarcane is one of Abra’s main agricultural products. “Basi” or wine, vinegar, molasses, and muscovado are some of the by-products of sugarcane.


Dapil Festival 2018 is a four-day celebration of the culture and tradition of the people of Bangued. The festival features trade fair and a food bazaar, search for Mr. & Ms. Bangued, street dancing and ground demonstration competition, and parades.

The Dapil Festival 2018 is celebrated from February 20-23, 2018.