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Rizal

Hamaka Festival

Hamaka Festival, also known as Hamaka Festival: Araw ng Pasasalamat, is a week-long cultural and thanksgiving festival in Taytay, Rizal, Philippines every third Sunday of February. It celebrates the garments and woodworking industries of the town. Taytay is touted as the Garments and Woodworks Capital of the Philippines. The date may be declared a holiday […]

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Cavite

Sorteo Festival

Sorteo Festival, also called Sorteo ng Bukid ng Bayan Festival, is a triennial cultural and harvest festival of Carmona City, Cavite, Philippines every February 20. It commemorates the tradition of sorteo, a lottery in designating farm workers to till fertile lands every three years. Carmona also celebrates Charter Day every February 23. Etymology Sorteo Festival […]

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Negros Occidental

Dinagyaw sa Tablas Festival

Dinagyaw Festival is a cultural, harvest, and religious festival in Candoni City, Negros Occidental, Philippines every February 11. It is held in time with the patronal fiesta of Our Lady of Lourdes. History of Dinagyaw sa Tablas Festival In the past, Candoni City celebrated Pabalhas sa Tablas Festival in time for the annual city fiesta. […]

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Negros Oriental

Tawo-Tawo Festival

Tawo-Tawo Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines every February 18. Through the symbol of tawo-tawo (scarecrow), it is a celebration of agriculture and bountiful harvest in Bayawan City, touted as the Rice Granary of Negros Oriental, and simultaneous with the feast day of St. Thomas of Villanueva, the […]

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Agusan del Norte

Dagkot Festival

Dagkot Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte, Philippines every February 2. It is held in conjunction with the feast day of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (Our Lady of Candles), the patroness of the city. The date may be a special nonworking holiday in the city by virtue […]

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Metro Manila

International Bamboo Organ Festival

International Bamboo Organ Festival is a cultural, historical, and music festival held at Las Piñas City, Metro Manila, Philippines every February. It is a celebration of the Spanish colonial-era, wind-powered bamboo organ, a National Cultural Treasure of the Philippines, installed at the St. Joseph Parish Church. Bamboo organ of Las Piñas Las Piñas was inhabited […]

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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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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 […]