Hundred Islands Festival

Hundred Islands Festival is a cultural, tourist, and religious festival held in Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines every March 19. It is celebrated in conjunction with the feast of St. Joseph, the patron saint of the city. Another celebration every March 28 is the Alaminos Cityhood Anniversary. History of Hundred Islands Festival Alaminos City is known […]

Ilocos Sur

Tobacco Festival

Tobacco Festival is a festival of culture, history, agriculture, and cityhood in the city of Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines every March. Besides celebrating the tradition and identity of its people as well as the tobacco industry, the fest commemorates the Cry of Candon during the Philippine Revolution every March 25th and its transformation to a […]


Ligao Cityhood Founding Anniversary

Ligao Cityhood Founding Anniversary celebrates the conversion of then municipality of Ligao, Albay, Philippines to a city in 2001 every March 24. The date is also a special nonworking holiday by virtue of Republic Act No. 11113, a law that was signed on October 30, 2018. History of Ligao The City of Ligao is a […]

Negros Oriental

Pasayaw Festival

Pasayaw Festival is a cultural and religious festival in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental, Philippines every March 19. The date can be a holiday (for example, Proclamation No. 1116 in 2021 and Proclamation No. 437 in 2018). It is held as thanksgiving for abundant harvest and in honor of St. Joseph, the patron saint of the […]


Gawagaway-yan Festival

Gawagaway-yan Festival is a cultural festival and cityhood anniversary of the city of Cauayan, Isabela, Philippines every March 30. The city also celebrates the feast of its patroness, Our Lady of the Pillar, every October. History of Cauayan City The Gaddang people were thought to be pioneers in what is now the city of Cauayan, […]

Davao del Norte

IGACOS Festival

IGACOS Festival, also known as Island Garden City of Samal Festival and Island Garden City of Samal Founding Anniversary, is the cultural festival and founding anniversary of Samal City, Davao del Norte, Philippines every March 7. It commemorates the cityhood of Samal in 1998. History of Samal City Samal City is a component city of […]

Mountain Province

Begnas di Bauko Festival

Begnas di Bauko Festival is the annual cultural festival in the municipality of Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines every March 9. At times, the date is a holiday such as in 2018 by virtue of Proclamation No. 440. Etymology The word begnas means thanksgiving in the mother tongue of the townsfolk. It refers to rituals and […]

South Cotabato

Kalilangan Festival

Kalilangan Festival is the cultural festival and founding anniversary in General Santos City, Philippines every February 27. The city also celebrates the Tuna Festival every September. History of Kalilangan Festival Kalilang Festival was first held in 1989 within the term of Mayor Rosalita T. Nuñez and its first festival director was Bai Janena J.A. Tito. […]

Negros Occidental

Bago City Charter Anniversary

Bago City Charter Anniversary is celebrated every February 19 in the city of Bago, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It is a commemoration of its cityhood and often dubbed Babaylan or Babaylanes Festival. February 19 can be a holiday such as Proclamation No. 656-A issued on February 15, 1970 and Proclamation No. 887 on January 14, 2020. […]


National Arts Month

National Arts Month is celebrated in the Philippines for the entire month of February. History National Arts Month was instituted by President Corazon C. Aquino who signed Proclamation No. 683 on January 28, 1991. The declaration was made in accordance with Article 14 Section 15 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution which reads, “Arts and letters […]