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  1. 1. Sinulog Is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Maasin City, Southern Leyte, and Balingasag, Misamis Oriental in Philippines The festival commemorates the Filipino people's pagan origin, and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism. The main feature is a street parade with participants in bright colored costumes dancing to the rhythm of drums, trumpets and native gongs. Pahoy-Pahoy Festival (Scarecrow)
  2. 2. A grand parade and street dancing of people in scarecrow costumes to celebrate a good harvest. FLORES DE MAYO FESTIVAL
  3. 3. A parade of the town's loveliest ladies depicting the search and discovery of Christ's Cross by Queen Helena and Constantine. The May devotion, also known as Flores de Mayo is celebrated in the entire month of May when organizations like Daughters of Isabela, Knights of Columbus, Solidarity and Adoracion Nocturna, offer flowers to the Virgin Mary. Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts
  4. 4. Festival in a setting replete with history and heritage, cultural treasures and reminiscences, the Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts has become one of the biggest cultural events in the North. Balangay Festival
  5. 5. It is a month-long fiesta celebration of Butuan City. Several activities are lined up for the celebration like Mutya Hong Butuan Pageant, Sports Fest and Santacruzan. Ati-Atihan Festival
  6. 6. Is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo Niño (Infant Jesus), concluding on the third Sunday, in the island and town of Kalibo, Aklan in the Philippines. The name "Ati- Atihan" means "to be like Aetas" or "make believe Ati's. Panagbena Festival
  7. 7. Flower Festival is a month-long annual flower festival occurring in Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines. The term is of Malayo-Polynesian origin, meaning "season of blooming". The festival, held during the month of February, was created as a tribute to the city's flowers and as a way to rise up from the devastation of the 1990 Luzon earthquake. Banana Festival of Baco
  8. 8. "The Banana Festival, held every March 18 to 19 in Baco, Oriental Mindoro, is a celebration of the abundance of bananas. It showcases the different varieties of banana like the Senorita, the Latundan, the Lacatan and the Saba. It also features a banana cookfest and a "saba"-inspired street dancing competition and beauty pageant. The festival pays tribute to the largest economic contributor and the province’s number one export - bananas." Araw ng Davao Festival
  9. 9. The Araw ng Dabaw festivities come complete with a jam-packed, seven-day schedule of trade fairs and cultural presentations. There’s also a colorful civic-military parade and a citywide beauty pageant, featuring the smartest, most charming ladies this side of the islands. Magayon Festival of Albay
  10. 10. It is a celebration of the Albayano’s way of life and a thanksgiving for the abundance of the land’s plentiful harvest through various activities such as agricultural products display and trade fairs, cooking shows, cultural events, street parades, photo/arts exhibits, sports events, and many more. Kadayawan Festival
  11. 11. Its name derives from the friendly greeting "Madayaw", from the Dabawenyo word "dayaw", meaning good, and valuable, superior or beautiful. The festival is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living. Binirayan Festival of Antique
  12. 12. Is an event celebrated in the province of Antique in the Philippines. "Binirayan" literally means "where they sailed to". Paraw Regatta
  13. 13. Or Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival is an annual festival held in February in Arevalo, Iloilo City, Philippines. Its main event is a sailboat race in Iloilo Strait that features the Paraw, a Visayan double outrigger sail boat. It is considered as the oldest traditional craft event in Asia, and the largest sailing event in the Philippines. The participating paraws are categorized based on the waterline length of the boat's body and further classified according to their sails as "unpainted" or "painted", wherein the sails are used as canvas for artwork and colorful designs. BANGUS FESTIVAL
  14. 14. The yearly euphoria envelops the city of Dagupan with a high level of excitement as the street dancers, in their most striking costumes, depict the harvest of bangus. Learn the various ways of cooking bangus in 101 ways while indulging in its succulent taste. See skilled Dagupeños speedily classify, debone and eat bangus.