Year round, festivals are celebrated in the Philippines. From religious occassions to harvest festivals, every event is a celebration in the Philippines
Despite being at the southern corner of Luzon, Sorsogon is still rich with local traditions particularly in how they celebrate their special days. Because of the Spanish influence in the country, many of the Sorsogon festivals and events have Christian roots. The province, however, has also incorporated their local products and culture into these religious celebrations.
Palawan Festivals and Events are among the fun things to do and participate in while on vacation in Palawan. There are several festivals and events that happen annually, all year round some of which are the Tarek Festival, Puerto Princesa Foundation Day and the Cuyo Festival. These Palawan Festivals and Events are celebrated for different reasons and if you’re going to be there during one of them, it’s a good idea to know what to expect.
General Santos festivals are spectacular and colorful events that continue to draw tourists to this city that has so much to brag about. The Kalilangan Festival is a day filled with merry making that provides an educational and enriching experience to both locals and visitors. The Tuna Festival on the other hand, a General Santos festival that’s unique to this region is an eventful day that centers on the city’s world renowned Tuna.
Laoag festivals help us learn about the things that the Ilocanos hold close to their hearts. Aside from merry making events that happen during Laoag festivals, dishes served during these occasions taste just heavenly. The Dulang Food Festival is an eat all you can celebration while the Pamulinawen Festival is a religious event that dates centuries back.
Manila, being a diverse capital city of the Philippines, celebrates several festivals and events year round. Events for the Virgin Mary, Black Nazarene and Santo Nino showchase the religious devotion of Manila residents. Other events like Manila Day and Chinese New Year highlight the historical and cultural aspects of the city.
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.
Subic Bay has its own Subic Bay festivals that are not necessarily very old or very traditional but say a lot about this progressive area in the north. Despite being a very modern place, Subic Bay has seen many developments through the years and being an economical hub has not so old festivals that are celebrated annually with just as much excitement and preparation. The Fil-Am Friendship Day is celebrated only in Subic Bay as well as the Scootourista Festival.
Dumaguete festivals are fun events that help you learn about the exciting and interesting history of this province. The Buglasan Festival, Sandurot Festival and the Santa Cruzan Fiesta are among the few Dumaguete festivals that are highly anticipated and much celebrated. No matter what you are into, these Dumaguete festivals will surely have something to offer you that you will truly enjoy.
Boracay truly lives to its promise of providing visitors with a splendid vacation with the numerous Boracay festivals held annually. You might think the Ati Atihan Festival is a common event celebrated by the entire country but what you don’t know is that this Boracay festival is celebrated in a completely different way on this island. Witness great Boracay festivals and make the most out of your vacation in this tropical paradise.