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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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Cebu

Panuhug Festival

Panuhug Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines held every January 15. As one of the festivals in Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, it celebrates the shell craft industry that the town is known for, and its schedule coincides with the religious fiesta of the devotion to Sto. Niño. History […]

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Negros Oriental

Tanjay City Children’s Festival

Children’s Festival is the annual religious festival held in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines every January 31. It is held in the devotion and in honor of Sto. Niño. The city also celebrates the Tanjay City Charter Anniversary every April 1, Aurora Festival every August, and Sinulog sa Tanjay every July. Devotion to Sto. Niño […]

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Camiguin

Camiguin Founding Anniversary

Camiguin Founding Anniversary, also known as Araw ng Camiguin or Camiguin Day, is observed in the province of Camiguin, Philippines every January 7. It commemorates the day that the island seceded from Misamis Oriental, and its status was changed from sub-province to a full-fledged province in 1968. The date is a special nonworking holiday in […]

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Cebu

Tuba Festival

Tuba Festival is a cultural and religious festival in the municipality of Borbon, Cebu, Philippines every January 20. Its schedule coincides with the fiesta of the town patron, St. Sebastian. Tuba Festival is one of the cultural festivals that participates in Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. History of Tuba Festival The name of the fest comes from […]

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Zambales

Ulo ng Apo Festival

Ulo ng Apo Festival is a month-long cultural festival in Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines every December. Olongapo City also celebrates cityhood anniversary every June 1st. What is Ulo ng Apo? Ulo ng Apo is a story that is thought to explain how Olongapo acquired its name. According to a folklore, Olongapo City derived its name […]

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Metro Manila

Taguig City Charter Day

Taguig City Charter Day is held in the city of Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines every December 8. The date may be declared a special nonworking holiday in the city through executive issuance such as Proclamation No. 358 in 2017. History of the cityhood of Taguig Taguig used to belong to the province of Rizal. It […]

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Batangas

Batangas Founding Anniversary

Batangas Founding Anniversary is held in the province of Batangas, Philippines every December 8. It commemorates the founding of the province on December 8, 1581 and its schedule coincides with the religious fiesta of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. History of Batangas The old name of Batangas was Kumintang, a name that comes from the […]

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Catanduanes

Kaaldawan nin Virac

Kaaldawan nin Virac is a founding anniversary, cultural and religious event in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines every December 7. It coincides with the fiesta in honor of Nuestra Señora dela Inmaculada Concepcion, the patroness of the town and of the Diocese of Virac. Etymology Kaaldawan nin Virac translates from Bicolano to English as birthday of Virac. […]

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Nueva Ecija

Palayan City Founding Anniversary

Palayan City Founding Anniversary is celebrated in the city of Palayan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines every December 5. The date may be declared a special nonworking holiday in the city by virtue of executive issuance such as Proclamation No. 1235 in 2021. History of Palayan City Palayan City began as landlocked habitat for indigenous tribes of […]