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Dinagyaw sa Tablas Festival

Dinagyaw Festival is a cultural, harvest, and religious festival in Candoni City, Negros Occidental, Philippines every February 11. It is held in time with the patronal fiesta of Our Lady of Lourdes. History of Dinagyaw sa Tablas Festival In the past, Candoni City celebrated Pabalhas sa Tablas Festival in time for the annual city fiesta. […]

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Negros Occidental

Bacolaodiat

Bacolaodiat is a three-day Chinese New Year event, a cultural festival, and a celebration of Filipino-Chinese community in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines occurring between January 21st and February 20th. It is considered one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the Philippines. The city also celebrates the MassKara Festival every October. Etymology Bacolaodiat […]

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Negros Occidental

Cinco de Noviembre

Cinco de Noviembre, also known as Negros Day, is cultural and historical commemoration observed in Negros Occidental, Philippines every November 5th in remembrance of the local revolt that ousted Spanish rulers from power in 1898. It is a special nonworking public holiday in the province of Negros Occidental pursuant to Republic Act No. 6709 that […]

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Negros Occidental

Sinigayan Festival

Sinigayan Festival is a cultural and religious festival in the city of Sagay, Negros Occidental, Philippines every March 19. Organized by the city government in cooperation with the parish, it is held in conjunction with the fiesta of St. Joseph the Worker, the city’s patron. Moreover, it is an annual expression of thanksgiving of the […]

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Negros Occidental

Sagay City Charter Anniversary

Sagay City Charter Anniversary is celebrated yearly in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines every June 11. It marks the conversion from a town to a city pursuant to Republic Act No. 8192 that was approved in 1996. The date is a special nonworking holiday in the city by virtue of Republic Act No. 11134 that […]

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Negros Occidental

Hugyaw Kansilay Festival

Hugyaw Kansilay Festival, also known as Kansilay Festival, is a cultural festival and charter day anniversary every June 12 observed in the city of Silay, Negros Occidental, Philippines. This yearly event celebrates the conversion of then town of Silay to a city by virtue of Republic Act No. 1621 in 1957. The date of the […]

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Negros Occidental

Sipalay City Charter Anniversary

Sipalay City Charter Anniversary is celebrated every March 31 in the City of Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It is a yearly celebration of the conversion of then town of Sipalay to a component city of Negros Occidental in 2001. The date can be a holiday (for example, Proclamation No. 16 in 2023). Sipalay City also […]

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Negros Occidental

Himamaylan City Charter Anniversary

Himamaylan City Charter Anniversary is celebrated every March 31 in the City of Himamaylan, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It remembers the conversion of the municipality to a city in 2001. It is simultaneously held with the Himaya Festival. History of Himamaylan City The name Himamaylan may have come from a combination of hima, which refers to […]

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Negros Occidental

Kadalag-an Festival

Kadalag-an Festival, also called Victorias City Charter Day, celebrates the cityhood of Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Philippines every March 21. The twenty-first of March every year is a special nonworking holiday in the city by virtue of Republic Act No. 9643 that was signed by approved by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on June 11, 2009. […]

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Negros Occidental

Escalante City Charter Anniversary

Escalante City Charter Anniversary commemorates the cityhood of Escalante, Negros Occidental, Philippines every February 28th. It was converted to a city in 2001. February 28 may also be declared as a special non-working holiday in the city. The city also celebrates the Manlambus Festival every month of May. History of Escalante City Escalante is one […]