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Laguna

Buhayani Festival

Buhayani Festival, also called Calambagong Buhayani Festival, is a festival that honors the Filipino national hero Jose Rizal and held yearly in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines every June 19. The town of Calamba, Laugna was the birthplace of Rizal in 1861. The 9th of June is a special nonworking holiday in the entire province of Laguna […]

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Ilocos Sur

Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts

Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts, also called Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts, is a cultural and religious festival in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines every first week of May. It is a multi-faceted festival, presenting many aspects of culture and tradition including religious feast day (Feast of Apo Sto. Cristo Milagroso), traditional […]

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Cebu

Kadaugan sa Mactan

Kadaugan sa Mactan, translated to Victory in Mactan, is held in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines every April 27. It is a yearly re-enactment of the Battle of Mactan of 1521, an encounter where local chieftain Lapulapu defeated the Spanish forces and killed Portuguese colonizer Ferdinand Magellan. The result of the battle was the disastrous outcome […]

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Camarines Norte

Bantayog Festival

Bantayog Festival is a historical festival and founding anniversary celebration held in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines every April. It is a festival that gives tribute to the heroism of Jose Rizal and local patriots who took part in the Daet revolt in 1898. Moreover, it is held to commemorate the creation of Camarines […]