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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 […]

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Metro Manila

Taguig City Charter Day

Taguig City Charter Day is held in the city of Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines every December 8. The date may be declared a special nonworking holiday in the city through executive issuance such as Proclamation No. 358 in 2017. The city also celebrates the Taguig City founding anniversary every April 25. History of the cityhood […]

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Batangas

Batangas Founding Anniversary

Batangas Founding Anniversary is held in the province of Batangas, Philippines every December 8. It commemorates the founding of the province on December 8, 1581 and its schedule coincides with the religious fiesta of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. History of Batangas The old name of Batangas was Kumintang, a name that comes from the […]

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Catanduanes

Kaaldawan nin Virac

Kaaldawan nin Virac is a founding anniversary, cultural and religious event in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines every December 7. It coincides with the fiesta in honor of Nuestra Señora dela Inmaculada Concepcion, the patroness of the town and of the Diocese of Virac. Etymology Kaaldawan nin Virac translates from Bicolano to English as birthday of Virac. […]

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Nueva Ecija

Palayan City Founding Anniversary

Palayan City Founding Anniversary is celebrated in the city of Palayan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines every December 5. The date may be declared a special nonworking holiday in the city by virtue of executive issuance such as Proclamation No. 1235 in 2021. History of Palayan City Palayan City began as landlocked habitat for indigenous tribes of […]

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Cebu

Kawayan Festival

Kawayan Festival is a religious and cultural festival in the town of Alegria of Cebu, Philippines every December 2 to 3. It is held in honor of the patron saint of the town, St. Francis Xavier. It is one of the cultural festivals participating in Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. What is Kawayan Festival in Alegria, Cebu? […]

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Cebu

Pamugsay Festival

Pamugsay Festival is a religious and cultural festival in the town of Pilar in Camotes Islands of Cebu, Philippines every December 2. It is one of the cultural fests that participates in Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, and its date coincides with the feast of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of the town. What is Pamugsay […]

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Metro Manila

Foundation Day of Pasay City

Foundation Day of Pasay City is held in the city of Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines every December 2. The said date is a special nonworking holiday in the city pursuant to Republic Act No. 1140 that was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on November 9, 2018. The annual event remembers the establishment of Pasay as […]

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La Union

Baggak Festival

Baggak Festival celebrates the founding of the town of Bauang in La Union, Philippines every January 5. Activities are scheduled for three weeks which start as early as the 16th of December all the way to the first week in the succeeding year. January 5 (or the day after) is at times declared as a […]

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Zamboanga del Sur

Festival de Navidad

Festival de Navidad is the annual Christmas festival in the city of Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines the entire month of December. The city of Zamboanga has a yearly Christmas tradition. Tourism Promotions Board dubbed this yuletide season event in Zamboanga City as Hanging of the Green, and for years it’s been called Pascua na […]