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Kawayanan Festival

Kawayanan Festival is a bamboo festival and founding anniversary of the town of Gloria, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines every October 1. The festival is a vehicle in promoting the town’s bamboo industry, local products, agriculture, cultural heritage, history, and people. Etymology The name of the fest comes from kawayan, the local word for bamboo. History of […]

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Sulyog Festival

Sulyog Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines every March 19. It is a thanksgiving merriment as well as an expression of veneration to the town’s patron saint, St. Joseph. History of Sulyog Festival Sulyog Festival puts a spotlight on agricultural produce of the town of Bongabong and the gratitude […]

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Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is an annual summer event and eco-tourism that boasts of international and local artists every February or March. Held first in Puerto Galera in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, it is organized around its four pillars: arts, environment, indigenous people, and music. History of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival […]

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Naujan Founding Anniversary

Naujan Founding Anniversary is celebrated in the town of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro every January 4. It commemorates its history when it was established in 1905, and the date is at times declared as a special non-working holiday in the town through presidential proclamations. History of Najuan Naujan is the biggest municipality in the province of […]

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Banana Festival

Banana Festival is an annual, week-long agricultural, fruit, and religious festival celebrating and as a form of thanksgiving to the abundance and harvest of banana in the town of Baco in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. It is observed from March 18 to 19 yearly. As a religious celebration, it is conducted in veneration of the patron […]

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Pandang Gitab Festival

Pandang Gitab Festival, also spelled Pandang-Gitab Festival, is a summertime cultural festival in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines every April 30. It is also called the Festival of Lights and considered the biggest festival in the province. Moreover, it has become a platform for tourism and a toast to the indigenous people called the […]