The title, Asia’s Latin City is a rightful title for the beauty and wonders that can be seen and experienced in Zamboanga City. The diverse cultures and influences in the City of Zamboanga made a wonderful heritage that attracted attention around the world.
The Adlaw Hong Butuan is a fairly new Butuan festival which this locality only started celebrating after it was declared a highly urbanized city. Butuan festivals showcase the diversity of Butuan’s culture and its rich history through a series of activities that are organized way before the actual event. The Kahimunan Festival is an occasion of merriment and this religious event has been celebrated as far back as the time of the Spanish occupation of the country.
: The rich history of Dipolog is showcased in several Dipolog festivals that the locals celebrate annually. Take for instance the Sinulog sa Dopolog which is a whole day affair that ends in a sumptuous meal after the dances and parades are done. The Katkat sa Dipolog on the other hand is a Dipolog festival that nature lovers and athletic people will truly enjoy as it involves a scenic and rigorous trek through the mountains of Dipolog.
The southernmost island of the Philippines where Davao is located is indeed a colorful and lively place especially with the numerous Davao festivals that continue to draw tourists to it. The Araw ng Dabao Oryental and the Kadyawan Festival are just two events that are highly anticipated and everyone is welcome to join or just simply watch these mesmerizing occasions.