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.
Year round, festivals are celebrated in the Philippines. From religious occassions to harvest festivals, every event is a celebration in the Philippines
The Masskara Festival and the Pasundayag Festival are only two examples of celebrated Iloilo festivals held annually. These Iloilo festivals are adorned with colorful costumes, dances, street parties and food fairs so there is something for everyone. The Masskara Festival is celebrated in Bacolod while the Pasundayag Festival is celebrated by the entire province.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Philippines boasts of its many tourist attractions which include the Leyte festivals and events. All Leyte festivals and events are entertaining and informative. These are probably the reasons why tourists love to come back to this province.