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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

Cinco de Noviembre

Cinco de Noviembre, also known as Negros Day, is cultural and historical commemoration observed in Negros Occidental, Philippines every November 5th in remembrance of the local revolt that ousted Spanish rulers from power in 1898. It is a special nonworking public holiday in the province of Negros Occidental pursuant to Republic Act No. 6709 that […]

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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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Palawan

Manunggul Festival

Manunggul Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary in Quezon, Palawan, Philippines every May 15. History of Manunggul Festival Manunggul Festival began in 2008. It was organized to coincide with the founding of the municipality of Quezon in 1951, celebrate unity and diversity of its people, and underscore the significance of the town in […]

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Cebu

Gabii sa Kabilin

Gabii sa Kabilin, also known by its translation A Night of Heritage, is a one-night cultural event held in Metro Cebu, Philippines every May. It is conducted as one of the activities in Cebu that coincides with the celebration of the National Heritage Month. Through the years, it has become one of the most-awaited cultural […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Batangas

Mahaguyog Festival

Mahaguyog Festival is an agricultural festival, foundation anniversary, and religious fiesta in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, Philippines that starts in the last week of February to March 7. Etymology Mahaguyog Festival is a combination of various agricultural produce. It is taken from mais (corn), halaman (plants), gulay (vegetables), and niyog (coconut). History of Mahaguyog Festival Mahaguyog […]

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Davao del Norte

Araw ng Tagum

Araw ng Tagum, also known as Tagum Day, celebrates the historic event of the cityhood of Tagum, Davao del Norte, Philippines every March 7. In 1998, Republic Act No. 8472 was ratified through a plebiscite that converted the town to a city. March 7 is a holiday by virtue of executive issuance from the Office […]