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Davao del Sur

Pista sa Kinaiyahan

Pista sa Kinaiyahan is a cultural and environmental festival in the municipality of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, Philippines every first week of April. The town also celebrates the Araw ng Sta. Cruz every October. Etymology Pista sa Kinaiyahan comes from the words pista, meaning feast, the preposition sa (of), and kinaiyahan, meaning nature. Taken […]

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Negros Occidental

Pasalamat Festival in La Carlota City

Pasalamat Festival is a cultural and thanksgiving festival in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, Philippines every Sunday closest to the first of May. It celebrates the “end of harvest and milling season. Etymology Pasalamat Festival comes from pasalamat, a Hiligaynon word that means thanksgiving or an expression of gratitude. History of Pasalamat Festival Pasalamat Festival […]

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Cebu

Katubhan Festival

Katubhan Festival is a cultural, harvest and religious festival in the town of Medellin, Cebu, Philippines every April 27. It gives a toast to the sugar industry of the town and is an expression of devotion to Sto. NiƱo, the titular of the parish in Medellin. It is one of the cultural fests that participate […]

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Bataan

Banga Festival

Banga Festival is a cultural festival and religious fiesta in Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines every April 28. Its timing coincides with the feast of St. Joseph, the city’s patron saint. Etymology Banga Festival originates from banga, a clay jar used as a container for fetching water or as a pot to cook food. The word […]

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Metro Manila

Taguig City Founding Anniversary

Taguig City Founding Anniversary honors the birth of the city of Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines every April 25. The city also celebrates the Taguig City Charter Day every December 8. History of Taguig City Taguig is a very old settlement that was ruled by the rajahnate of Lakandula in the Kingdom Namayan and Tondo long […]

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Pangasinan

San Fabian Founding Anniversary

San Fabian Founding Anniversary is observed in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines every March 21. It is a celebration that reminisces to the time when the town was organized by the Spaniards in 1717. The date is a special non-working holiday by virtue of Republic Act No. 11132 that was approved by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo […]

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Cavite

Araw ng Cavite

Araw ng Cavite or Cavite Day is celebrated in honor of the birth of national hero Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Republic of the Philippines and a key figure in the struggle for Philippine independence, in the province of Cavite every March 22. So the occasion is also known as Araw ng Kapanganakan […]

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Southern Leyte

First Holy Mass in the Philippines Anniversary

First Holy Mass in the Philippines Anniversary, also known as First Easter Mass in the Philippines Anniversary, is held in Limasawa Island, Southern Leyte, Philippines every March 31st. As the primary highlight of the Sinugdan Festival organized by the local government, this annual event commemorates the first Catholic mass that took place in 1521. It […]

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Palawan

Balayong Festival

Balayong Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines every March 14. It is an annual celebration of history as it remembers the beginning of Puerto Princesa in the 19th century. Its calendar of activities showcases a diverse array of festivities, cultural performances, and environmental initiatives. Etymology Balayong Festival draws […]

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Bukidnon

Malaybalay City Charter Day

Malaybalay City Charter Day is celebrated in the city of Malaybalay, Bukidnon, Philippines every March 22. The date is a special working holiday by virtue of Republic Act No. 8813 that was signed by President Joseph Estrada on August 21, 2000. The city is also the venue of the Kaamulan Festival every March 10. History […]