Panaad sa Camiguin

Panaad sa Camiguin, also called simply Panaad, is a religious act in the province of Camiguin, Philippines every Holy Week. It is a yearly pilgrimage act of Roman Catholic believers who, in fulfilling a spiritual promise, ascend Mt. Old Vulcan through the Camiguin Walkway and/or embark on a two-day walk around the island. Camiguin also […]


Turogpo Festival

Turogpo Festival is a water buffalo festival and Black Saturday event in the village of Camansi in the town of Carigara, Leyte, Philippines. It is held every Black Saturday, the Saturday of the Holy Week, in the month of either March or April. This yearly event attracts thousands of visitors. History of Turogpo Festival Accounts […]


Centurion Festival

Centurion Festival is a cultural and religious festival and a Holy Week observance in the town of General Luna in Quezon, Philippines. It is believed to be the inspiration for Moriones Festival held annually at the same time in the province of Marinduque. A similar event is observed in Panamalayan, Oriental Mindoro. History of Centurion […]


Folk Healing Festival

Folk Healing Festival is a yearly festival on traditional medicine in the province of Siquijor, Philippines every Holy Week. While activities occur during the entire Lenten Season and Holy Week, main events occur on Black Saturday when faith healers gather and brew their potions. History of Folk Healing Festival Siquijor is an island-province in Central […]


Moriones Festival

Moriones Festival is a folk-religious festival held in the island of Marinduque, Philippines during Holy Week usually in the month of March and/or April. A movable festival, its schedule relies on the timing of the Jewish Passover. It is widely known for penitents in elaborate mask and costumes. Furthermore, it is listed as one of […]