Citadel of Bicol Culture

Canaman has preserved its customs and beliefs which reflect the culture and identity of Bicolano people. Held from the third to eleventh day of May is the Lagaylay, a tradition which began over a century ago.

A Christian Community Since 1583

Canaman has been in existence as a thriving Christian community for 431 years. It is among the earliest pueblo in Bicol. Its first concrete church was constructed in the late 1590s.

Home of Standard Bikol Language

Jesuit anthropologist Frank Lynch noted that taga-Canaman takes pride of being a Bicolano who speaks the standard variety of Central Bikol language. DZRB, the first radio station in the region then located in Baras until 1960s, promoted the use of Bikol in its programs.

Birthplace of Tangcong Vaca Guerilla Unit

One of the least known local fighting forces against the Japanese, TVGU was founded by Elias Madrid in San Nicolas on March 8, 1942. Major Juan Q. Miranda and his men liberated the capital of Camarines Sur in 1945. (Photo: G. Sto. Tomas)

It's Real Fan in Canaman

Taga-Canaman has valued the uses and cultural significance of Livistonia rotundifolia or anahaw, National Leaf of the Philippines. Macario Adolfo and Victoria Bobis introduced abaniko fan making as a leisure pursuit in 1950s.

House of Pili

Discover only the best pasalubong finds and experience hospitality at its finest at J. Emmanuel's House of Pili in Haring, Canaman.

News & Events

April 11, 2014 0 Comments 63 Hits
Team Canaman defeats LGU Pili
Small but terrible, Team Canaman survived its first challenge in the Gov. Migz Villafuerte Inter-town Basketball Tournament. With home court advantage, Canaman cagers managed a 9-point lead against LGU Pili until the final second of the game. Full time score was 101 to 92. The formal opening of the inaugural games was...
April 11, 2014 0 Comments 37 Hits
LGSP-LED distributes PCs to MNDC
To support the LGU Tourism Information System of Metro Naga Development Council and to assist in the Municipal Tourism Development Plans (MTDPs) of its member LGUs, desktop personal computers were turned over from the Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED). Municipal executives were...
March 10, 2014 0 Comments 6 Hits
72nd TVGU Day commemorated
LGU employees and officials headed by municipal mayor Emmanuel S. Requejo visited the Tancong Vaca Guerrilla Unit Shrine in barangay San Nicolas to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the guerrilla unit. The annual celebration included anahaw planting in Northern Canaman High School and a wreth-laying ceremony at the TVGU...