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)
A grand parade and street dancing of people in scarecrow
costumes to celebrate a good harvest.
FLORES DE MAYO FESTIVAL
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
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.
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.
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.
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
"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
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
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.
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
Is an event celebrated in the province of Antique in
the Philippines. "Binirayan" literally means "where they sailed
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.
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