Tarlac Founding Anniversary

Tarlac Founding Anniversary is celebrated in the province of Tarlac, Philipines every May 28. It commemorates the formation of Tarlac as an independent province in 1873. Every May 28th is also declared as Araw ng Lalawigang Tarlak (Province of Tarlac Day) by virtue of Proclamation 109 approved by President Joseph Ejercito Estrada on May 10, […]


Roxas City Charter Day

Roxas City City Charter Day, also called Kaadlawan sang Roxas City, is celebrated in Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines every May 12. It commemorates the passage of Republic Act No. 603 in 1951 that ushered in its cityhood status. The city also celebrates the Sinadya Festival in honor of the patroness, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, […]


San Pablo City Charter Anniversary

San Pablo City Charter Anniversary is celebrated in San Juan City, Laguna, Philippines every May 7. The date may be declared a special non working holiday (such as Proclamation No. 1140 in 2021). The city also celebrates the Coconut Festival every January. History of San Pablo City When Spanish colonizer Juan de Salcedo went to […]

Zamboanga del Norte

P’gsalabuk Festival

P’gsalabuk Festival is a cultural festival in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines every May 20. Its schedule is simultaneous with the feast of St. Vincent Ferrer. History of P’gsalabuk Festival P’gsalabuk or pagsalabuk is a word in the language of Subanon people that means unity or being together. (See Pas’ungko Festival.) P’gsalabuk Festival is […]

Nueva Ecija

Pagibang Damara Festival

Pagibang Damara Festival is a cultural, agricultural, and religious festival in the town of San Jose, Nueva Ecija, Philippines every second or third Sunday of April. It is a celebration of thanksgiving for an abundant harvest, and it is also held in time with feast day of St. Joseph, the city’s patron. Pagibang Damara Festival […]


Mammangi Festival

Mammangi Festival, also spelled Mammangui Festival, is a cultural festival and founding anniversary of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines every first week of May. The founding anniversary is called Aggaw na Ilagan or Ilagan Day. The city celebrates cityhood anniversary every August 11. History of Mammangi Festival Mammangi Festival comes from Ybanag word that refers to […]


Magayon Festival

Magayon Festival, also called Daragang Magayon Festival, is a month-long cultural festival in the province of Albay, Philipines every May. Albay also celebrates the Albay Day every April 3. History of Magayon Festival Magayon Festival comes from magayon, which means beautiful, and Daragang Magayon Festival means beautiful maiden (daragang meaning young lady). The festival began […]

Ilocos Sur

Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts

Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts, also called Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts, is a cultural and religious festival in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines every first week of May. It is a multi-faceted festival, presenting many aspects of culture and tradition including religious feast day (Feast of Apo Sto. Cristo Milagroso), traditional […]


Gabii sa Kabilin

Gabii sa Kabilin, also known by its translation A Night of Heritage, is a one-night cultural event held in Metro Cebu, Philippines every May. It is conducted as one of the activities in Cebu that coincides with the celebration of the National Heritage Month. Through the years, it has become one of the most-awaited cultural […]


Imbayah Festival

Imbayah Festival, also called Banaue Imbayah Festival, is an annual cultural event in Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines in the last week of April. It is the biggest cultural festival in the province of Ifugao. Imbayah Imbayah is the age-old ceremony and merry-making among Ifugaos that they hold when elevating a person and family to the noble […]