Davao del Sur

Sagawak Festival

Sagawak Festival is the founding anniversary, also known as Araw ng Malalag, in the town of Malalag, Davao del Sur, Philippines every May 28. It is a fest that commemorates the establishment of the municipality and it also pays tribute to the indigenous people called Tagacaolo Tribe. The 28th of May was proposed to be […]

Zamboanga del Norte

P’gsalabuk Festival

P’gsalabuk Festival is a cultural festival and religious fiesta in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines every May 20. Its schedule is simultaneous with the feast of St. Vincent Ferrer. The city also celebrates the Dahunog sa Dipolog every October. History of P’gsalabuk Festival P’gsalabuk or pagsalabuk is a word in the language of Subanon […]


Imbayah Festival

Imbayah Festival, also called Banaue Imbayah Festival, is an annual cultural event in Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines in the last week of April. It is the biggest cultural festival in the province of Ifugao. Imbayah Imbayah is the age-old ceremony and merry-making among Ifugaos that they hold when elevating a person and family to the noble […]


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, […]

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 […]

Oriental Mindoro

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is an annual summer event and eco-tourism that boasts of international and local artists every February or March. Held first in Puerto Galera in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, it is organized around its four pillars: arts, environment, indigenous people, and music. History of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival […]

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. […]


Sunggod Ta Kamanga Festival

Sunggod Ta Kamanga Festival celebrates the ethnic culture and tradition of indigenous Manobo people in the town of Quezon, Bukidnon, Philippines every third week of February. Its festive activities may stretch up to three days and feature, among other events, the rituals of the Manobos when preparing land for tilling and worshiping Magbabaya (God). History […]


National Heritage Month

National Heritage Month, also called Pambansang Buwan ng Pamana, is celebrated in the Philippines for the entire month of May. This observance was established through a presidential order that was passed in 2003. Since then, it has been staged annually by the government and private sector to promote awareness and respect for the country’s rich […]


Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival

Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival is an annual cultural, religious, and food festival in the municipality of Calinog in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. It starts January 24 and ends February 2. Its celebration is one offered to Sto. Niño and it is also a showcase of culture and identity of the indigenous people of Panay Bukidnon. History […]