Dinagyang Festival

Dinagyang Festival is a cultural and religious celebration in honor of Sto. Niño that is held in Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines every fourth Sunday of January. It is also a tribute to the oral tradition of Barter of Panay, where aborigines reportedly agreed to exchange their territories with gifts from Malay settlers. Over the years, […]


Sinulog Festival

Sinulog Festival is a cultural, historical, and religious festival held in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines every third Sunday of January. Officially named Sinulog-Santo Niño Festival, it is considered one of the grandest and largest festivals in the country that attract a crowd of over a million people […]


Ati-Atihan Festival

Ati-Atihan Festival is the annual cultural and religious festival in honor of Santo Niño in Kalibo, the capital of the province of Aklan in the Philippines, that is held every third Sunday of January. Officially called Kalibo Santo Niño Ati-atihan Festival, it is considered the oldest festival in the country, tracing its beginnings in pre-colonial […]

Negros Oriental

Buglasan Festival

Buglasan Festival is the ‘festival of all festivals’ in Negros Oriental, Philippines that is scheduled every last week of October. It is a grand celebration of culture and heritage in the province that is held mostly in its capital, the city of Dumaguete. Initiated and funded by the provincial government, it is a ten-day gathering […]