Turogpo Festival

Turogpo Festival is a water buffalo festival and Black Saturday event in the village of Camansi in the town of Carigara in the province of Leyte, Philippines. It is held every Black Saturday, the Saturday of the Holy Week, in the month of either March or April. This yearly event attracts thousands of visitors. History […]


Mango-Bamboo Festival

Mango-Bamboo Festival is a cultural and fruit festival in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines every last Saturday of April. The fest is mounted as promotion to the city’s mangoes and bamboo products, a thanksgiving of multiple harvests, and a means for collective recognition of the invaluable work of farmers. It is participated by component barangays […]

Negros Occidental

Banana Festival

Banana Festival is an agricultural and religious festival in the town of La Castallena, Negros Occidental, Philippines every first week of April 1 to 5. It is the biggest celebration in the town and participated by constituent barangays. With a five-day calendar, it showcases varieties of banana, local products, and creativity of its people. Simultaneously, […]


Centurion Festival

Centurion Festival is a cultural and religious festival and a Holy Week observance in the town of General Luna in Quezon, Philippines. It is believed to be the inspiration for Moriones Festival held annually at the same time in the province of Marinduque. A similar event is observed in Panamalayan, Oriental Mindoro. History of Centurion […]


Surong Festival

Surong Festival is a cultural and summertime festival in Janiuay, a town of Iloilo, Philippines. Its schedule is every last Saturday of April. The town of Janiuay previously conducted Sadsad sa Kalye Festival starting in 2000. And then in 2005, the municipal government through Mayor Bienvenido P. Margarico launched the first Lanot Festival through Exec. […]


Dinamulag Festival

Dinamulag Festival, officially known as Dinamulag Mango Festival and Zambales Mango Festival, is the cultural and fruit festival in Zambales, Philippines every April. A week-long celebration, it is the biggest festival in the province. Major activities occur in People’s Park in Iba, its capital. History of Dinamulag Festival Dinamulag Mango Festival comes from dinamulag, which […]


Folk Healing Festival

Folk Healing Festival is a yearly festival on traditional medicine in the province of Siquijor, Philippines every Holy Week. While activities occur during the entire Lenten Season and Holy Week, main events occur on Black Saturday when faith healers gather and brew their potions. History of Folk Healing Festival Siquijor is an island-province in Central […]


Panagyaman Rice Festival

Panagyaman Rice Festival is conducted the entire month of April. Its name comes from the word panagyaman, an Ilocano word that means thanksgiving. It is the very first national festival when it was established in 2004 and it is considered the national celebration of successful rice harvest according to the National Commission for Culture and […]

Oriental Mindoro

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. 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 Mangyan people. Most activities […]

Mountain Province

Lang-ay Festival

Lang-ay Festival is a founding anniversary celebration and a summertime festival of the province of Mountain Province, Philippines held every first week of April. It is a week-long fest with activities taking place in Bontoc, the capital of the province. It was conceived to promote unity among tribal communities, inculcate appreciation and preserve cultural heritage, […]