Bohol is rich in history and it is not a surprise that Bohol festivals depict several significant events. The Bolibong Kingking Festival is an event unique to Bohol and this is a religious event where the rhythmic beating of drums can be heard all day. The Sandugo Festival on the other hand, is an event that portrays the friendship that first formed between the Spanish colonizers and the Filipinos.
Indeed, an imaginary string of banderitas (colorful trimmings) can be wrapped around the Philippines to represent a year-full of celebrations.
You’ll be amazed at the huge number of childless couples who take part in the Obando Fertility Dance. It attracts a lot of visitors from all over the Philippines out of curiosity or simply to take part in the Fertility Dance. It is both a solemn prayer and a joyful celebration of life in the Philippines.
Puerto Galera festivals are fun events held annually that add flavor and zest to your vacation. The Filipinos’ love for music is clearly depicted during the Reggae Festival where dancing to reggae songs and where the whole beach parties is common. The Banana Festival on the other hand is an interesting Puerto Galera festival that has several amusing attractions including competitions and street dancing.
The Philippine’s commemoration of holy week is a one of the most fascinating religious events in the world. This articles gives a glimpse of how unique this celebration is in this country.
Bingo is a favorite pastime among Filipinos. Indeed it is a very enjoyable and relaxing activity. Indeed, Bingo has been a popular past time in the Philippines. Whether it is for monetary gain or just plain fun, no one would argue for sure that it is one enjoyable activity.
Tagbilaran festivals are always very lively and there are many activities during these events that last from one day to a whole month and a half. Take for instance the Sandugo Festival which is only celebrated in Tagbilaran because this was the actual place where the blood compact was made. The Ubi Festival on the other hand showcases the naturally abundant crop of Tagbilaran, the purple yam, and all the many delicious desserts that can be made from it.
Ormoc festivals are very colorful events that not only honor the dominant religion in this province but also showcase the history and heritage of Leyte’s prominent towns. The Sunduan ha Carigana and the Buyogan Festival are week long events that are filled with fun and laughter as well as activities that everyone can enjoy. Ormoc festivals are events that should not be missed if you want to capture the diversity and beauty of this province.
Puerto Princesa is not just a great vacation getaway, it is also where a lot of fun and unique activities happen especially during Puerto Princesa festivals. Taste gastronomical delights at the Seafood Festival where everything is served fresh or party all day and night during the Pangalipay sa Baybay. These Puerto Princesa festivals are just a few good reasons to visit this island no matter what time of year.
Christmas in the Philippines is quite unique with its very own traditions and symbols. The cold night of the Christmas season is matched by the warm family ties and friendship that is extended by the Filipinos. Christmas in the Philippines is a time for families, warm friendships, and gift giving that mark it as uniquely Filipino.