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    Festivals

    » MASSKARA FESTIVAL

    3rd week of October || Bacolod, Negros Occidental

    The word Masskara is coined from two words, "mass" meaning "many or a multitude of the people", and the Spanish word cara meaning "face". The highlight is a parade with street dancers wearing beautifully designed smiling masks and colorful costumes... read more


    » CHRISTMAS

    September to January || Philippines

    Filipinos celebrate the longest Christmas season in the world. As soon as it is “Ber” ( as in SeptemBER”), festive Christmas carols begin to play on the radio, and Christmas decorations begin to appear. Christmas trees begin appear a bit later, around the second or third week of November ( just before the US Thanksgiving holidays ) .. read more


    » Sandugo Festival

    March to July 31 || Tagbilaran City, Bohol

    The Sandugo Festival is an annual celebration in the province of Bohol. It commemorates the blood compact between Datu Sikatuna, a local chieftain and Captain Miguel read more.


    » Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival

    June 29 || Tacloban City, Leyte

    The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is a merry-making event in Tacloban City, Leyte. It starts on June 29, the feast day of Senor Santo Nino, and lasts for a whole month. read more


    » Happy Father's Day!

    third Sunday of June || Worlwide

    Father’s Day is a day of celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life - whether as Uncles, Grandfathers, or “Big Brothers.” read more


    » Philippine Independence Day

    June 12 || Philippines

    On June 12, 1898, Emilio Aguinaldo, in the presence of a huge crowd, proclaimed the independence of the Philippines at Cavite el Viejo (Kawit). For the first time, the Philippine National Flag, made in Hongkong by Mrs. Marcela Agoncillo, assisted by Lorenza Agoncillo and Delfina Herboza, was officially hoisted and the Philippine National March played in public. read more


    » ATI-ATIHAN

    2nd week of January || Kalibo, Aklan, Panay Island

    Celebrated in honor of the Christ Child, the Santo Niño. Celebrants paint their faces in many different ways and are dressed in the most outstanding costumes.... read more


    » PANAGBENGA

    February || Baguio

    Panagbenga also known as the Baguio Flower Festival, is an annual month long festival held in Baguio,the summer capital of the Philippines. read more


    » FESTIVAL OF HEARTS

    February 1 to 14 || Tanjay City, Negros Oriental

    A festival of romance to celebrate Valentines. It showcases a nightly Harana, Baile ng Bayan, Mass Weddings/Renewal of Vows and the Search for Miss Valentine.
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    » BANGKERO FESTIVAL

    March 31 - April 4 || Pagsanjan, Laguna

    Making the most of Pagsanjan, Laguna's foremost attraction, Pagsanjan Falls and its human resource, its boatmen, the Bangkero Festival was launched in May, 1999 as a showcase for the bravery of its boatmen (bangkeros). read more


    » Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan

    month of May || Nationwide

    Flores de Mayo (Flowers of May), a month-long religious celebration in May is a big event for many towns. Traditionally, it is a way to give thanks to God and to the Virgin Mary for the rains that begin to bless the land and cause the flowers to bloom.


    »Viva Vigan!

    1st week of May || Vigan, Ilocos Sur

    Celebrated in honor of the Christ Child, the Santo Niño. Celebrants paint their faces in many different ways and are dressed in the most outstanding costumes.... read more


    » HIGANTES FESTIVAL

    November 23 || Angono, Rizal

    Higantes are giant paper mache images or puppets measuring ten to twelve feet in height. These are the highlights of the procession in Angono's festival in honor of San Clemente (patron saint of fishermen).


    » PANANGEDAYEW

    November 27 to December 2 || Dagupan City

    Panangedayew is a Pangasinan word which means to uplift. It is celebrated with activities that includes garden show, trade fair featuring "bangus bagoong", peanut brittle, quilted products, housewares, and locally made Christmas decors.


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