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.
Year round, festivals are celebrated in the Philippines. From religious occassions to harvest festivals, every event is a celebration in the Philippines
Makati is not just a city where businesses thrive and where people stroll among tall skyscrapers too busy to talk to anyone. Makati celebrates festivals annually and among these are Ganito Kami Noon, the Xong Di Festival and the Bailes Delos Arcos. These three festivals have different purposes, are presented differently but they all aim to bring the community together and to instill the Filipino values to each and every one.
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.
The Pintados Kasadyaan and Sangyaw Festival capture the diversity of Tacloban City and takes you on a trip back in history. See what people used to wear, how they celebrated and know the beliefs they hold close to their hearts. The Pintados Kasadyaan and Sangyaw Festival captures the very essence of the Filipino spirit with a bit of modern twist.
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.
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.
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.
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.